The total length of the rail lines connecting the 39 city of China has exceeded 5,8 thousand kilometers.
China Ministry of Transportation Press SözcüWu Chungeng said that the number of passengers transported on the rail lines serving between the country's 39 city last year was 21,3 billion. Wu, rail lines opened in the number of cities, such as the length of the line and the number of passengers transported in the world said that China ranked first.
China has accelerated its rail transportation investments in recent years, thus gaining new awards and records. Last month, the 658 km-long railway linking Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province in northwest China, and Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province in the southwest, won the Engineering Project's Best Project of the Year Award.
On the other hand, China is expanding its international railway network within the scope of the Belt Road Project and is in a big development in freight transportation. For example, freight train services between China and Europe, which started in 2011, became 5 thousand 266 in the first eight months of the year. In the whole of last year, this figure was 6 thousand 300.