CHINA China rail company adds 2,000 kms of track in 6 months


China rail company adds 2,000 kms of track in 6 months

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21:34, July 26, 2022

The first train of Wuhan-Shiyan high-speed railway leaves from Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 29, 2019. (File photo: VCG)

Some 2,044 kilometers of railway were completed during the first half of the year including 996 kilometers of high-speed line, the country's top rail operator said on Tuesday.

Beijing's Fengtai railway station reopened and the Sichuan-Tibet Railway was put under orderly construction, the China State Railway Group said in a press release on Tuesday.

The group noted that for the first half of the year three lines contributed 1,462 kilometers of railway, or 72 percent of the total: the Xiangyang-Wanzhou link of the Zhengzhou-Chongqing high-speed railway, the Puyang-Zhengzhou link of the Jinan-Zhengzhou high-speed railway and the Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway.

The Beijing-Tangshan Railway and Huzhou-Hangzhou Railway are expected to finish by the end of the year, the group said.

New railroad stabilizes the fundamentals of the national economy, the press release said.

(Compiled by Chen Rui)

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