Bullet train to link Xiongan New Area with Hong Kong

  A new bullet train will link Tianjin West Station with West Kowloon Station in China's Hong Kong from July 10, and a stop at Baiyangdian Station in Xiongan New Area will be added, according to Beijing Railway Bureau. China announced plans to establish Xiongan New Area, located about 100 kilometers southwest of Beijing on April 1, 2017, in what an official statement called “a strategy that will have lasting importance for the millennium to come and be a significant national event.” The new route means there will be a direct railway link between Xiongan New Area, also known as China's "city of the future,” and Hong Kong.

Power transmission project operational to ensure clean energy in Xiongan

  SHIJIAZHUANG, June 4 (Xinhua) -- The 1,000 kv ultra-high voltage power transmission project between Xiongan and Shijiazhuang in north China's Hebei Province went into operation Tuesday after a 72-hour trial run, a local source said. The project laid the foundation for a 100-percent clean energy supply to the Xiongan New Area, according to the State Grid Hebei Electric Power Supply Co., Ltd.

Beijing city sets 2019 agenda for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development

  BEIJING, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Beijing municipal development and reform commission on Monday released a list of major tasks to be completed within the year to push forward Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development. The agenda for 2019 included a total of 90 detailed tasks, said Zhou Hao, a division head of the commission. Among the 90 tasks, 14 aim to relieve non-capital functions, 19 are related to construction in Xiongan New Area and Beijing's subcenter in Tongzhou District, and 36 will promote breakthroughs in key sectors such as ecology, transportation, industry and public service.

Express rail to link new Beijing airport with Xiongan

  Wang Dongfeng, secretary of the Communist Party of China Hebei Provincial Committee, discussed Hebei's development at a news conference held at the State Council Information Office on Tuesday. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.

Fishing ban begins in Xiongan

  SHIJIAZHUANG, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The first fishing ban has began in Baiyangdian Lake in Xiongan New Area in north China's Hebei Province, in an effort to protect fishery resources and biodiversity. The fishing ban started Thursday and will be effective until July 31, according to the agriculture and rural affairs bureau of Anxin county in Xiongan. Authorities with the bureau will take measures to ensure that the ban is strictly implemented.

Relocation project starts in China's Xiongan New Area

  Aerial photo taken on May 14, 2019 shows the view of Gongzhuang Village of Bayu Township, Rongcheng County, Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province. Relocation has officially started in Xiongan New Area, a new city in the making about 100 kilometers southwest of Beijing. A large-scale building phase will start this year at Xiongan, authorities said.

Track-laying starts for Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway

  Workers begin laying rails on Monday for the expected railway line connecting Beijing and Hebei province's Xiongan New Area. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING - Workers on Monday began laying tracks for the Beijing section of an intercity railway linking the capital with Xiongan New Area. The intercity railway line, set to be operational by 2020, will be an important link between the urban areas of Beijing, the Beijing new airport and Xiongan New Area.

China to start wide-ranging construction at Xiongan New Area

  Aerial photo taken on March 31, 2019 shows the fields of Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Mu Yu) XIONGAN, Hebei Province, April 1 (Xinhua) -- China's Xiongan New Area, a millennium green city featuring innovative development in northern China, is to transform from being a just blueprint to a tangible reality starting this year. On April 1, 2017, China announced plans to establish Xiongan New Area, located about 100 kilometers southwest of Beijing, in what an official statement called "a strategy that will have lasting importance for the millennium to come and a significant national event.

Xiongan area's rosy prospects draw workers

  Improved public services among attractions as new zone's focus shifts to construction Wang Ning has worked in the Xiongan New Area, a new economic zone in North China, for nearly two years and expects to become a permanent Xiongan resident in the future. Wang, 35, considers herself a "Xiongpiao" - a term she created based on "Beipiao", a description of outsiders who live and work in Beijing but do not have permanent residency. The accountant at China Railway Xiongan Construction Co came to Xiongan in July 2017, three months after the new area was established in Hebei province.