China Railways Sets Out 2015 Goals in Annual Meeting

China Railways recently had an annual meeting where goals for this year were finalised. This comes after an exceptionally successful 2014 where more of China’s 4×4 HSR network were realised, including extensions only approved in 2008. In 2014, 0.8 trillion yuan were put into the railways for investment. Of China’s 112,000+ km rail system, HSR… Continue reading China Railways Sets Out 2015 Goals in Annual Meeting

2014 Spring Festival Peak Travel Period Starts Today

The Spring Festival Peak Travel Season begins 15 days before the first day of the New Year in the Chinese traditional (lunar) calendar, and continues until the 25th day of the Chinese New Year. For 2014, this peak travel season begins on 16 January 2014 and ends on 24 February 2014, lasting 40 days. This… Continue reading 2014 Spring Festival Peak Travel Period Starts Today

First-Ever General Annual Railway Work Conference for New China Railway Corporation Held

The year 2013 was a year unlike any other for China Railways. This was the final year which saw the existence of the previous Railways Ministry. The new successor organisation, China Railway Corporation, became a non-government entity (but was still funded and held by the Chinese central government). A summary of the past year’s activities… Continue reading First-Ever General Annual Railway Work Conference for New China Railway Corporation Held