Passengers can take high-speed trains from Beijing West Railway Station directly to Xiongan New Area with the shortest commuting time at 50 minutes.
Beijing-Xiongan Intercity railway will open soon by the end of 2020, cutting travel time from Xiongan New Area to Beijing to 35 minutes, reducing travel time between major cities in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region to less than one hour.
China’s digital currency is undergoing internal closed pilot tests in several Chinese cities and will be tested in scenarios at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, according to the Monetary Policy Department under the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the country’s central bank, on Aug. 25.
Workers lay tracks at the construction site of Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway in Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province, Aug, 17, 2020. The last batch of 500-meter-long rails were laid on tracks of Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway on Monday, which marks the construction of the whole railway has been completed.
Beijing and Xiongan New Area will need systematic cooperation to achieve coordinated development and mitigate urban ills, experts said on Sunday.