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  • China sees record-high coal transport by rail in December 2020

    China's railway sector transported a record amount of coal in December last year as demand for coal in the thermal power sector has surged, according to China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.


  • Battery-powered electric trains in Schleswig-Holstein by 2022

    From the end of 2022, battery-powered electric trains will be rolling on railway lines in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein.


  • Feature: Argentine cargo rail network witnesses great improvements with China's help

    Argentina's Belgrano Cargas cargo rail lines, a strategic network for the country's agricultural exports, underwent major upgrading thanks to an Argentina-China cooperation project.


  • Malaysia may resume ECRL project on smaller scale

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the country may resume the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project but on a smaller scale if China agrees to do so, reported the Singapore-based Lianhe Zaobao.


  • Siemens secures London underground train deal for 1.5 billion euros

    Siemens has secured a contract worth 1.5 billion euros (1.7 billion dollars) to build 94 trains for London's underground rail network, the German industrial company announced on Tuesday.


  • China's rail freight volume grows at faster pace

    China's railway freight volume, an indicator of the broad economic activity, expanded at a faster pace in the first seven months of this year.


  • Guangdong's first medium-low-speed meglev train to start operation in 2019

    The first medium-low-speed maglev train in China's Guangdong Province will start operation in 2019, authorities said.


  • Chinese company starts testing Mecca Light Rail for upcoming Hajj pilgrimage

    China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) started on Wednesday the testing of the Mecca Light Rail in preparation for Hajj pilgrimage in August when millions of pilgrims will head to the holiest city in Islam.


  • Xinzhu Road & Bridge Machinery plans RMB680mln on mid-low speed maglev rail test line

    Chengdu Xinzhu Road & Bridge Machinery Co.,ltd.announced to invest 680 million yuan to build a 4.5 km built-in medium and low-speed maglev rail test line and related facilities.


  • Structural works of Ningxia’s first high-speed rail completed

    Northwest China-located region – Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region saw structural works of its first intercity high-speed rail finished on Monday, according to China Railway Construction Co., Ltd. (CRCC)


  • Crawling train, hidden fortune for remote village

    A 4.5-km rail line has paved the way to wealth for a remote village in east China's Zhejiang Province.


  • CRRC's 'intelligent' train on track for 2022

    CRRC Corp Ltd, one of the world's largest rail vehicle manufacturers, is expected to roll out an "intelligent" train during the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, as the company aims to ascend the smart transportation hierarchy in three to five years.


  • China's urban rail growth speeds up

    A total of 34 cities on the Chinese mainland had rail-based transit systems in operation by the end of last year, the China Association of Metros said Tuesday.


  • China's rail freight up 8.2 pct in February

    China's national rail freight volume, an indicator of economic activity, continued to grow in February.


  • Shenzhen Metro: Overseas projects see stable growth as B&R boosts future development

    A consortium set up by Shenzhen Metro, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) and Israeli bus company Egged won the bidding to operate and maintain the Red Line of Tel Aviv light rail in Israel last Thursday.


  • Bulgaria, Greece to build fast rail linking ports on Danube River, Black and Aegean Seas

    Bulgaria and Greece intend to build a fast rail to connect six ports on the Danube River, the Black Sea and the Aegean Sea, officials said here on Wednesday.


  • MTR expands UK presence

    Hong Kong-based MTR Corp has significantly expanded its presence in the United Kingdom rail sector.


  • Chinese workers accelerate construction of Vietnam's first light rail

    On the morning of Feb. 21, the first car of a train that is part of the Cac Linh-Ha Dong urban light rail project was hoisted onto a bridge in Hanoi, Vietnam, prompting enthusiastic applause from a group of onlookers.


  • Chinese company to rehabilitate 7.4-km rail line in Serbia

    Serbia signed a contract on Thursday with a Chinese rail firm on the rehabilitation of a 7.4-kilometer rail line in the Serbian capital.


  • Chinese consortium wins a rail project in southern Malaysia

    A Chinese consortium that includes China Railway Group Limited, China Railway Construction Corporation Limited and China Communications Construction has won a 14.469 billion yuan rail contract in Malaysia, China Railway Group announced on November 2.


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