VR FleetCare wins maintenance contract in Denmark

The Danish train operator, Nordjyske Jernbaner, awarded VR FleetCare a contract covering maintenance of bogies and pneumatic components of the Alstom Coradia Lint series trains during the years 2024–2029. VR FleetCare provided the best overall bid in the tender. This agreement for the maintenance of major components is an essential part of the lifecycle management…

Tianjin college hosts training for African railway workers

Ethiopian Filmon Teklehaimanot Teklemariam experienced a homecoming of sorts when he returned to Tianjin Railway Technical and Vocational College recently to participate in a special training program to study high-speed rail technologies. He couldn’t help expressing his appreciation to his Chinese teachers for advancing his skills — for the second time. As the director of…

Multimodal transport aiding growth path

A saleswoman promotes accessories from a livestreaming studio in Xi’an International Trade and Logistics Park in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, in March. XINHUA Pilot FTZs ramp up efforts to enhance holistic options, providing better logistics services China’s pilot free trade zones are stepping up efforts to tap the potential of multimodal transport, as part…

Chinese rail seeks to spread further afield

Visitors examine models of the Fuxing series of high-speed trains at Modern Railways 2023, an exhibition of the latest railway technologies, in Beijing on Tuesday. The exhibition, participated in by some 400 enterprises from 14 countries and regions, featured forums on topics such as digitalization and logistics. BAO GANSHENG/FOR CHINA DAILY On the back of its…

Chinese-built airport opens in Angola

The Dr Antonio Agostinho Neto International Airport in Luanda, Angola. CHINA DAILY The Dr Antonio Agostinho Neto International Airport opened for operation on Friday in Luanda, the national capital and largest city in Angola, marking the completion of the largest airport ever constructed by any Chinese enterprise outside of China. At the opening ceremony hosted…

Chinese-built railway inaugurated in Bangladesh to bolster connectivity, transportation infrastructure

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — The Dohazari to Cox’s Bazar Railway, one of the priority development projects of Bangladesh, was inaugurated here on Saturday to bolster connectivity and transportation infrastructure in the South Asian country. The 103.5-km railway, funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), was partly built by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC)…

Pillar rock in midstream

Major SOEs pave way for high-quality development, ramp up infrastructure building to lift economy, livelihoods Technicians of China Railway 24th Bureau Group Corp check rails during a contest of railway emergency management held by the local rail operator in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, in October. [Photo provided to China Daily] China recently decided to issue 1…