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China signs US$5.5bn in African rail deals

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CHINESE STATE-OWNED rail company, China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC), has announced that is has signed two contracts in Nigeria and Zimbabwe, worth a total of US$5.5bn. The two projects include an intercity rail line worth US$3.5bn in Nigeria, the Nigeria Ogun State Intercity Mass Transit Project which will be 334km long, and feature a designed […]

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Yiwu to Madrid, the world’s longest train journey

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CHINA HAS PLAYED a significant role in sending goods by rail from Yiwu to Madrid, the world’s longest train journey. The feat came during the same week as a new high-speed railway line opened between Shanghai and Guangzhou. Called “Yixinou”, the train carrying 40 containers left Yiwu on 18th November, and arrived in Madrid on […]

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