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A week in China's transportation infrastructure developments...

๐˜ˆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ขโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด...



Opened December 29,

25.7 km inter-island expressway bridge

Zhoudai Bridge, linking Zhoushan and Daishan islands along the coast in #Zhejiang province, opened for transport. China's longest ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ-๐—ถ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฑ.๐Ÿณ ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ is part of the Zhoushan Inter-Island Expressways, spanning 74 kilometers and linking eight islands with eight bridges.





Opened December 29,

122 km desert highway

The 122 km Qingtongxia-Zhongwei expressway section in North-Western Chinaโ€™s #Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region opened for transport. The new road section is the ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜† in Ningxia, crossing the Tengger Desert. The section is part of the Wuma Expressway from Wuhai in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to Maqin in #Qinghai Province.





Opened December 30,

HSR network surpassed a total length of 40,000 km


Chinaโ€™s high speed railway ๐—›๐—ฆ๐—ฅ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ ๐˜๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜๐—ต ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฌ,๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ธ๐—บ when the 176 km section from Anqing in #Anhui province to Jiujiang in #Jiangxi province opened for travel. The new HSR line will shorten travel time between Anhuiโ€™s capital #Hefei and Jiangxiโ€™s capital #Nanchang from 4 hours to 2 hours and is part of the Hongkong-Beijing HSR travel routes. ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต, ๐—ฎ ๐˜๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐Ÿฐ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—›๐—ฆ๐—ฅ ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฑ (including the Kunming-Vientiane track). The longer term ambitions are ๐—ฎ ๐—›๐—ฆ๐—ฅ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฌ,๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ธ๐—บ ๐—ฏ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฌ,๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐—ธ๐—บ ๐—ฏ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฑ (connecting all 500,000 populated cities in China).


#infrastructure #connectivity #transportation #highspeedrail #HSR Sources : Chinadaily, CGTN, Xinhua


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