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China’s Boasts Two-Thirds of World’s Total Hi-Speed Rail Lines

China’s Boasts Two-Thirds of World’s Total Hi-Speed Rail Lines

China accounts for two-thirds of the world’s entire high-speed rail track following years of investment and construction, with the last half decade marking a high point.

Feb 14, 2018
Tang Shihua
China’s Aviation Authority Talks Up Air Travel as High-Speed Rail Grows Ever Threatening

China’s Aviation Authority Talks Up Air Travel as High-Speed Rail Grows Ever Threatening

Air and high-speed rail transport are complementary and there is a solid foundation for cooperation between the two in China,…

Feb 12, 2018
Liao Shumin
Guangzhou Railway Operator Offers High-Speed Rail + Car-Sharing Service in First of Its Kind

Guangzhou Railway Operator Offers High-Speed Rail + Car-Sharing Service in First of Its Kind

As shared economy makes its foray into many areas of daily life in China, a railway service operator in…

Feb 5, 2018
Tang Shihua
China Approves New Maglev That Travels Twice as Fast as High-Speed Trains

China Approves New Maglev That Travels Twice as Fast as High-Speed Trains

An expert review panel has greenlit China’s plans to develop a 600-kilometer-per-hour magnetic levitation rail and build a prototype this year.

Jan 26, 2018
Liao Shumin
Zhejiang Plans to Build World’s Longest Cross-Sea Railway Bridge

Zhejiang Plans to Build World’s Longest Cross-Sea Railway Bridge

Eastern China’s Zhejiang province is planning to build the world’s longest cross-sea railway bridge, enabling a high-speed line to connect Ningbo and Shanghai.

Jan 9, 2018
Tang Shihua
China Railway Corp. Forecasts 7% Revenue Gain This Year, Cuts Spending

China Railway Corp. Forecasts 7% Revenue Gain This Year, Cuts Spending

State-owned railroad operator China Railway Corp. expects revenue to increase more than 7 percent this year and plans to reduce fixed asset spending.

Jan 2, 2018
Dou Shicong
Construction Starts on China’s First Privately-Controlled High-Speed Railway Line

Construction Starts on China’s First Privately-Controlled High-Speed Railway Line

Construction has started on the Hangzhou-Shaoxing-Taizhou high-speed railway line, China’s first privately controlled line, as increasing number of private investors…

Dec 28, 2017
Chen Shanshan
China Will Promote Full WIFI Coverage in All High-Speed Trains

China Will Promote Full WIFI Coverage in All High-Speed Trains

China will equip all high-speed trains with WIFI. The move follows introduction of WIFI in the fast Fuxing-class high-speed trains…

Dec 18, 2017
Tang Shihua
China’s High-Speed Rail Network to Span 30,000 Kilometers, Cover 80% of Major Cities in 2020

China’s High-Speed Rail Network to Span 30,000 Kilometers, Cover 80% of Major Cities in 2020

China’s rail mileage will increase by about 20 percent to 150,000 kilometers within three years, with high-speed rail lines contributing…

Nov 27, 2017
Lin Xiaozhao
China, Russia Set Up High-Speed Rail R&D Center in Jilin Province

China, Russia Set Up High-Speed Rail R&D Center in Jilin Province

China and Russia have been deepening ties in recent years, particularly in the high-speed rail sector. The pair recently set…

Nov 17, 2017
Zhang Xia
Communication Problem Caused Lack of Flights Between Xi’an and Chengdu, Aviation Administration Says

Communication Problem Caused Lack of Flights Between Xi’an and Chengdu, Aviation Administration Says

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) responded to media reports that the upcoming opening of the Xi’an-Chengdu high-speed rail…

Nov 14, 2017
Liao Shumin
Airlines Cancel Flights Between Xi’an, Chengdu as High-Speed Rail Prepares to Connect the Two Cities

Airlines Cancel Flights Between Xi’an, Chengdu as High-Speed Rail Prepares to Connect the Two Cities

Civil aviation authorities are looking to resolve issues with Chinese airlines after they cancelled all flights between the cities of…

Nov 1, 2017
Liao Shumin