Railways, nuclear power on agenda of Li’s European visit

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China will likely explore business opportunities in the high-speed railway, nuclear power and shipbuilding industries during Premier Li Keqiang’s upcoming visit to the United Kingdom and Greece, experts said.
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Trains to send 3.54 mln people home on eve of Spring Festival

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More than 3.54 million people are heading home by train on Saturday, the eve of Chinese Spring Festival and also the first day of the 7-day holiday, according to the Ministry of Railways.
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Railway ministry reports net loss of 8.54b yuan

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China’s Ministry of Railways has recorded a net loss of nearly 8.54 billion (US$1.37 billion) as of September 30, its financial report revealed.
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Romance of the Beijing-Moscow line

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The outside of one of the green carriages on the K3 train, which runs from Beijing to Moscow via Ulan Bator. The route began on May 24, 1960. Provided to China Daily
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China to build more high-speed railways

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China is aiming to build separate passenger and freight networks within its railway system, one of the world’s busiest. It may come true on some bustling lines in 2015, when a high-speed passenger transport network is expected to become fully operational.
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High-speed rail line to cut travel time to outer district in half

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The train took its inaugural trip Thursday. (Photo: Cai Xianmin/GT)
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Rail tickets soon can be bought on smartphones

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THE Ministry of Railways announced yesterday that it plans to launch a new service allowing the public to purchase tickets via smartphones by the end of the month.
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Nanchang Railway Bureau rolls out new online cargo booking service

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NANCHANG Railway Bureau in Jiangxi province has commenced an online booking service for scheduled cargo trains.

The scheduled cargo trains will be operated under the mode of fixed routes and time. Shippers can log onto the website of www.12306.cn, or call 12306 to book capacity within 10 days.
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Daqin Railway sees sharp decline in share prices

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Shares in Daqin Railway Co, China’s largest provider of railway coal transportation, have seen a double-digit decline in the last two months, which is largely a result of the sluggish coal market, industry insiders said Thursday.

Shares in Daqin Railway closed at 6.06 yuan ($0.95) Thursday, a decline of 0.16 percent from the previous day, and a drop of 17.32 percent compared with two months ago.
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China eyes US$31 billion enterprise funds for railways by 2015

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CHINA’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has encouraged enterprises, including private capitals, to take positions in funding transportation rail routes and inter-city railways, with a total investment of CNY200 billion ($31 billion) in railway infrastructure projects in the 12th Five-Year Plan ending 2015.
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