Nation rolls out blueprint for transport

Regulators envision network of roads, railways, waterways and air routes China’s transport regulators introduced the prospects of a nearly 700,000-kilometer network on Monday as they rolled out a comprehensive transport blueprint. “The network, which will connect all county-level administrative regions, borders, major facilities and tourism spots, will be comprised of roads, railways, air routes and…

Nation ready for transport expansion

China has unveiled a high-profile guideline to build a more convenient and high-quality transportation network by 2035, allowing most residents to have access to a national highway within 15 minutes, a freeway in half an hour and a railway in an hour. The plan, which was jointly released on Wednesday by the Communist Party of…

Guangzhou targets transport hub role

Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, is promoting the construction of a global transportation hub by increasing investment in the building or expansion of its airport, ports, high-speed railway lines and expressways. It will also enhance infrastructure connectivity with Hong Kong and Macao and other major cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to speed…

Workers from China Railway Tunnel Group weld the connecting bars of the steel arch at the head of the tunnel borer to prevent falling rubbles, Oct 22, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] Tunnel workers overcome harsh conditions for river transfer project. At the No 4 inclined wellhead of the Qinling Mountains Water Conveyance Tunnel in Northwest China’s Shaanxi…

A freight train leaves Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, for Europe.  ZHOU BOLUN/FOR CHINA DAILY   Bilateral investment agreement set to lift commercial ties between two sides Trade between China and the European Union will witness strong momentum and move to a higher plane after the bilateral investment agreement between the two sides, especially after…

Last leg of east-west rail corridor opens

Passengers take a picture in Lianyungang Railway Station, Jiangsu province, on Monday before boarding a high-speed train to Xuzhou, Jiangsu, as the railway begins service. WANG CHUN/FOR CHINA DAILY The last leg of an east-west high-speed railway corridor opened on Monday, completing the longest east-west passage in China’s high-speed rail network. The 3,422-kilometer passage starts from…