outbrain
Close  

China okays urban rail projects worth US$67.9b in Bay Area

/ 12:30 PM August 05, 2020

This Sept 23, 2018 photo shows two high-speed trains at Shenzhen North Railway Station in Guangdong province. WANG SHEN / XINHUA via China Daily/Asia News Network

HONG KONG — China’s state planner has approved several urban railway projects worth 474.1 billion yuan (US$67.91 billion) in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.

Those projects will have a total length of 775 kilometers, according to a notice posted on the website of the National Development and Reform Commission on Monday.

ADVERTISEMENT

The plan, which aims to boost intercity transportation capacity in the bay area, comprises 13 railway projects and five hub projects, according to the notice.

FEATURED STORIES

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Business, China, Greater Bay Area, Railway, transportation
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.