China’s subways on track to smarter, greener future

BEIJING – Tapping the window to surf online, automatic in-cabin temperature control, and real-time information on how crowded the subway line is. MetroTrans 2019 in Beijing, the showcase of next-generation subway cars and technologies, drew together China’s latest innovations such as advanced materials, artificial intelligence and cloud computing, depicting smarter and greener public transport of…

Beijing railway police crack down on scalpers, unlicensed taxis in summer transport season

Railway police in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet autonomous region, sort train tickets, cash and computers seized during crackdown on digital scalpers. Provided To China Daily BEIJING – As of Wednesday, Beijing’s railway police have uncovered 60 public security cases and detained 47 people during the “summer transport” season that runs from the start of…

Beijing launches a tourism train

Beijing launches a tourism train covering Huairou and Miyun districts. [Photo by Yang Feiyue/China Daily] A tourism train covering Beijing’s northeastern Huairou and Miyun districts has begun running since July 15. The rain uses the S5 rail that connects various scenic spots in the capital, including Yanxi Lake, Hongluo Temple, Yunmeng Mountain, Wtown and the…

Heyuan launches first inter-city trains

Heyuan in South China’s Guangdong province launched its first inter-city trains to Shenzhen and Guangzhou when the national new railway operating plan was put into effect on July 10. The trains, which only take over two hours, can not only facilitate passengers’ travel to the province’s biggest cities, but also further reduce the traffic congestion…