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China is embarking on a hugely ambitious project to build a new railway between Chengdu and Lhasa in Tibet. Xinhua’s Yu Fei outlines the project and the environmental challenges facing…
China is continuing to expand its high-speed rail network as fast as it can to meet people’s growing transport needs and support the country’s industrial development and economic restructuring, as…
CONSTRUCTION was officially launched on the 113.5km Dunhua - Baihe high-speed line in China’s northeastern Jilin province on August 8.
TRIAL operation began on the initial phase of Beijing maglev Mentougou Line (Line S1) on August 5.
THE autonomous region of Inner Mongolia joined China’s high-speed network on August 3 with the opening of the 126km Hohhot - Ulanqab section of the 287km Hohhot - Zhangjiakou high-speed…
CHINA’s bold Belt and Road Initiative to develop new rail links to Europe and southeast Asia poses difficult questions regarding the title and security rights of rolling stock crossing borders,…
THE first low-floor LRV for Foshan’s light rail Nanhai Line was officially unveiled at the CRRC Qingdao Sifang plant in China’s Shandong province on July 28.
TRIAL operation began on the first light rail line in Wuhan on July 28, with the launch of 28 days of free travel on the 16.8km Line T1, which serves…
SHENZHEN is set to add another 148.9km to its metro network over the next five years after China’s top economic planner the National Development and Reform Committee approved the fourth…
A groundbreaking ceremony was held in the Shunyi district of Beijing on July 14 to mark the start of construction on light rail Line T2.
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