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Construction of first phase of Thailand-China railway project to start in October — August 21, 2017

Construction of first phase of Thailand-China railway project to start in October

SILKRAILS.WORDPRESS.com (GCTL8.com – FocusAsia Media Ltd

BANGKOK, Aug 21 (FAM) – China and Thailand are working together to sign two contracts of the first phase of Thailand-China railway project in September to begin the construction work of the first section in October, Chinese Embassy in Bangkok said in a statement Saturday.

According to the statement, the two countries concluded negotiations of the contract of design work of the first phase of Thailand-China railway project and agreed on the price in the supervision contract during the 20th meeting of Joint Committee on Railway Cooperation between Thailand and China.

 

Cargo train links China’s Qinghai with Russia —

Cargo train links China’s Qinghai with Russia

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XINJIANG, Aug 21 (FAM) – A new China-Europe freight train service began Sunday, linking Russia with Golmud in Qaidam Basin, northwest China’s Qinghai Province.

The train, loaded with containers of chemical, left China through the Alataw Pass in Xinjiang, and will pass Kazakhstan before reaching Perm in Russia.

 

Central China transportation hub sees 200 Sino-European freight trains this year —

Central China transportation hub sees 200 Sino-European freight trains this year

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WUHAN, Aug 21 (FAM) – Central China’s Wuhan city, a transportation hub, has seen more than 200 Sino-European freight trains so far this year, said local authorities on Saturday.

As of Friday, 100 freight trains between China and Europe have left Wuhan, and the city received 103. A total of 18,000 containers were carried, up 41.5 percent from last year, according to Wuhan Asia-Europe Logistics which runs the trains.

 

All stations on Line 2 of Beijing Subway enabled with safety doors —
China’s high-speed railway network expands —

China’s high-speed railway network expands

SILKRAILS.WORDPRESS.com (GCTL8.com – FocusAsia Media Ltd

HEILONGJIANG, Aug 21 (FAM) – China’s high-speed railway network saw another milestone as construction of a major tunnel in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province was completed on Sunday.

The completion of the Hufengling Tunnel, which connects Harbin and Mudanjiang in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, signaled that China is nearing the final stage of building a so-called “Eight Vertical and Eight Horizontal” high-speed railway network across the country, the website of State broadcaster cctv.com reported on Sunday.
 

 

Robust demand boosts volumes in Asia’s 3 big box ports —

Robust demand boosts volumes in Asia’s 3 big box ports

SILKRAILS.WORDPRESS.com (GCTL8.com – FocusAsia Media Ltd

SHANGHAI, Aug 21 (FAM) – The Port of Shanghai handled 3.44 million TUs of containers in July, which went up 5.2% from a year earlier. In the first seven months (January-July), it processed 21.16 million TEUs in total, up 4.2%.

Singapore enjoyed a double-digit improvement, which grew 11.9% to 2.9 million TEUs last month. From January to July, meanwhile, a total of 1,900 TEUs were moved to and from the city-state, up 7.2%.

 

Guidelines on logistics set to boost efficiency in China — August 18, 2017

Guidelines on logistics set to boost efficiency in China

SILKRAILS.WORDPRESS.com (GCTL8.com – FocusAsia Media Ltd

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Kuehne Nagel

BEIJING, Aug 18 (FAM) – The State Council, China’s cabinet, on Thursday released guidelines for reducing costs and raising the efficiency of the logistics sector.

The logistics sector has a bearing on industrial restructuring, coordinated regional development, nurturing new sources of growth and raising overall economic efficiency, the guidelines said.

 

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