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July 16, 2014

Cost of building Chinese high-speed rail one-third lower than in other countries

The major factors include the line design speed, topography along the alignment, weather conditions, land acquisition costs, use of viaducts instead of embankments, the construction of major bridges across wide rivers, and the construction of mega stations, according to a World Bank report.


May 13, 2014

China mulls building high-speed train to U.S.

The project — known as the "China-Russia-Canada-America" line — would run for 8,000 miles. The entire trip would take two days, with the train traveling at an average of 220 mph, the report said.


January 8, 2014

Alstom joint venture awarded Chinese contracts

Will provide the metros of Chengdu and Xi’an with Optonix, the latest traction system technology developed by Alstom.


October 3, 2013

Ballard signs $11 million Chinese fuel-cell bus deal

FCvelocity-HD7 will be the next-generation of Ballard’s fuel-cell power module, designed specifically for integration into bus applications.


December 18, 2012

Chinese subway project raises questions

A subway network under construction in Nanchang is in a sparsely populated area, and critics have called the project an extravagance.


October 2, 2012

Shanghai to expand public transit

To meet growing demand for public transit here, authorities plan to add 109 miles of subway track to the city’s underground network by 2015, and expand city bus lanes by 86 miles.


July 5, 2012

Bombardier signs Chinese tram tech agreement

Under the agreement, will provide CSR Puzhen with a 10-year license to manufacture and sell 100% low-floor trams with technology in China, including Hong Kong and Macao.


June 4, 2012

Chinese bus driver saves lives, loses own

Hometown of Hangzhou in eastern China has praised him as a hero and a role model.


April 25, 2012

Chinese airlines partner with high-speed rail services

Hainan Airlines Co. Ltd. launched a joint operating program with Yuehai Railway Co. Ltd., while China Eastern Airlines Co. Ltd. will start to sell high-speed rail tickets at the end of this month.


February 22, 2012

China to scale back high-speed rail projects

Out of 23 current railway projects, some 70% have been suspended, partly suspended or delayed. Having run up enormous debts, the Chinese Railways ministry is struggling to persuade banks to continue to finance its ambitions.


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