White House pushes ban on Chinese-made buses, rail cars

By Jessica Wehrman, Roll Call; September 6, 2019 The White House wants China to stay out of the U.S. mass…

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Congress Moves Toward Ban on Buying Chinese Buses, Railcars Over Spy Fears

By Trefor Moss in Shanghai and Lindsay Wise in Washington, The Wall Street Journal; July 23, 2019 China’s push to…

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Senators Threaten To Withhold Federal Funding If Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Buys Chinese Railcars

By Jordan Pascale, WAMU 88.5; April 15, 2019 Metro won’t get $150 million annually from the federal government if it…

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Southeast Asia pins hopes on rail to ease chronic congestion

By SHOTARO TANI, Nikkei staff writer, Nikkei Asian Review; March 19, 2019 JAKARTA — Indonesia’s first high-capacity commuter rail network is…

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Vietnam: Plans proposed for building Lao Cai-Hanoi-Hai Phong railway

From Vietnamnet.vn Bridge; March 3, 2019 The existing railway running from Lao Cai to Hai Phong has an average speed…

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Are East Africa’s new railways viable?

By Shem Oirere, International Railway Journal; January 31, 2019 THE value of current railway projects in East Africa has risen…

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China gets tough on train ‘seat robbers’ who refuse to move

By Mandy Zou, South China Morning Post; December 14, 2018 Two Chinese rail passengers have been detained for disrupting public…

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When Are Truly High-Speed Trains Coming To Amtrak?

By Francis Tapon, Contributor, Forbes; September 30, 2018 This month, Germany inaugurated the world’s first hydrogen-fuel-cell powered train. France’s TGV…

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A passenger train to link Shanghai and Antwerp is in the works

By Kenny Ong, Time Out Shanghai; September 28, 2018 If you’re someone who swoons at the thought of taking a…

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How new rules jeopardize China’s subway projects

By BEN HEUBL, Data Journalist, Nikkei Asian Review; September 10, 2018 LONDON — In an effort to rein in spending…

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Ctrip partners with Deutsche Bahn (German Railways)

A press release from Ctrip.com International, Ltd.; March 8, 2018: BERLIN, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ctrip Group [CTRP], China’s…

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Last leg of Beijing-London link: Gebze-Halkalı railway in Turkey to start operating in December 2018

From DAILY SABAH WITH WIRES; November 13, 2017 Turkey’s Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan has said that…

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Opinion column: China’s fastest bullet trains pose threat to domestic airlines, prompting them to speed up global expansion

By Laura He, South China Morning Post; October 9, 2017 With China having recently launched the world’s fastest bullet train…

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