Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway planned

    Photo: VCG China Railway Design Corp has released an environmental impact report for the planned railway linking Beijing and Xiongan New Area in Hebei province, on which construction is due to start in March. According to the report, the overall length of the railway will be 92.783 kilometers, and there will be five stations along the line.

New railway plans revealed

  China Railway Design Corp has publicized an environmental impact report on the high-speed railway that links Beijing and the Xiongan New Area, a new development area southwest of the capital, news portal reported on Sunday. The report gave detailed coverage of the layout of stations and the direction of the railway, which will cover 92 kilometers and have five stations.

Report calls for new airport to be named Beijing Xiongan International

  Beijing’s new airport should be called Beijing Xiongan International Airport to reflect the areas it will serve, according to an annual report released on Friday. The suggestion was made in the Airport Economy Bluebook released during the 2017 Annual Conference of the International Cities Forum on Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Collaborative Development. The aim of the survey is to ensure the new airport supports the construction of the Xiongan New Area.

Transportation, ecological projects to accelerate in Xiongan

An aerial photo shows Rongcheng county of the Xiongan New Area on Oct 26, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

  An aerial photo shows Rongcheng county of the Xiongan New Area on Oct 26, 2017. [Photo/VCG] A report by China Central Television, China's state broadcast network, Tuesday shows a crisscrossed transport network will take shape in the Xiongan New Area in the future. Upon completion of several high-speed railways, intercity railways and highways, travel time between Xiongan to both Beijing and Tianjin will be reduced to 30 minutes and between Xiongan to Shijiazhuang, capital of Hebei province, will be 60 minutes.

Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei offer 144-hour visa-free transit

  Passengers go through the procedure of 24/144-hour International Transfer at the Terminal 3 at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 28, 2017. China on Thursday extended its visa-free period for people transitting through Beijing to 144 hours, and added neighboring Hebei Province and Tianjin City to the program.

Shuffling comes into sharp focus

  Outline shows industries moving from capital and where they'll go   An aerial photo taken on Oct 26 shows Rongcheng county of the Xiongan New Area. [Photo/VCG] An outline released on Wednesday on the integrated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region has offered further details on how the capital's resources and industries will be redistributed. The ultimate goal is to move noncapital functions away from downtown Beijing, which will aid efforts to control population growth.

Tianjin to build intercity railway linking to Xiongan New Area

  North China's Tianjin Municipality is planning to build an intercity high-speed railway to connect with Xiongan New Area in north China's Hebei Province. The authorities are doing the preliminary work and will strive to start construction at an early date, said Song Liwei, head of the Tianjin Urban and Rural Construction Commission, Wednesday. A CRH bullet train runs on a railway track.