BEIJING, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing section of the intercity railway linking Beijing with Xiongan New Area started test runs Thursday. The intercity railway line, set to be operational by 2020, will be an important link between the urban areas of Beijing, Beijing Daxing International Airport and Xiongan New Area.
Deers are seen at Xiongan citizen service center in Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 30, 2019. According to the Administrative Committee of Xiongan New Area, Xiongan has entered a phase of large scale construction.
Staff members of China Railway Xiongan Construction Co., Ltd. clear up wastes for a pond at Yipuxi village of Xiongzhou town in Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province, Aug.
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.
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, 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.