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Baoshen railway 2019 coal transport reaches 320.69 Mt

2020-01-22 14:55:56 Inland Shipment

Baoshen railway, a subsidiary wholly owned by China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, saw coal transport reach 320.69 million tonnes in 2019, ...

Indian railway freight traffic drops to three-year low in Apr-Dec of 2019

2020-01-21 09:25:50 International,  Inland Shipment

Growth in Indian railway freight traffic contracted to a three-year low of (-)0.6% during April-December 2019. During the period unde...

Daqin railway 2019 coal shipment falls 4.48% on yr

2020-01-13 11:55:26 Inland Shipment

Daqin railway saw coal shipment decline 4.48% from the year-ago level to 430.8 million tonnes in 2019, said its operator Daqin Railwa...

Shaanxi Coal & Chemical Industry 2019 rail coal delivery up 19%

2020-01-10 14:49:12 Inland Shipment

Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd., a large state-run energy firm in northwestern China, saw rail coal shipment pick ...

Some Shaanxi private-owed mines to halt production after snowfall

2020-01-08 17:05:08 Production & Sales,  Inland Shipment

Some private-owned coal mines in Shaanxi, a key coal base in northwestern China, are said to suspend production starting from January...

Heavy snowfall blankets N China regions, interrupts transportation

2020-01-07 08:53:58 Inland Shipment

Heavy snowfall swept across Beijing late January 5 night, covering shrubs and plants along roads in the capital, marking the start of...

China Nov rail coal delivery posts slower YoY growth

2020-01-02 15:52:53 Inland Shipment

China presented a slower year-on-year increase of 2.2% in rail coal shipment in November, compared with 7% leap during October, showe...

China to invest 800 bln yuan in railways in 2020

2019-12-27 16:57:49 Inland Shipment

China is expected to invest about 800 billion yuan ($114.29 billion) in railways, about 1.8 trillion yuan in highways and waterways, ...

Shanxi Nov outbound rail coal sales down 6.1% on mth

2019-12-25 16:45:40 Inland Shipment

China's coal-rich Shanxi province witnessed a 6.1% month-on-month decline in its outbound rail coal sales in November, which was main...

China Railway aims to increase coal shipment by 100 Mt in 2020

2019-12-10 15:58:27 Inland Shipment

China State Railway Group aimed to ramp up coal delivery by more than 100 million tonnes in the next year, said Ying Huigang, directo...

CR Taiyuan Group in full tilt for winter power coal shipment

2019-12-06 13:33:07 Company,  Inland Shipment

China Railway (CR) Taiyuan Group Co., Ltd pledged to spare no efforts in securing stable power coal shipment to meet rising power dem...

Hanhuang rail line cargo shipment surpasses 20 Mt this yr

2019-12-05 14:21:12 Inland Shipment

Hanhuang railway line (Handan-Huanghua port) in northern China's Hebei province has shipped more than 20 million tonnes of cargoes so...

China Coal to build special rail line in S Shanxi

2019-12-05 13:37:27 Inland Shipment

China National Coal Group, the second largest coal producer in China, will construct a special rail line to transport coal produced a...

New coal railway connection line starts operation in Inner Mongolia

2019-12-02 15:16:05 Inland Shipment

The newly-established railway connection line linking Dongwu railway (Dongsheng-Wuhai) and Baoxi railway (Baotou-Xi'an) has officiall...

China Oct rail coal shipment up 7% YoY

2019-12-02 13:56:01 Inland Shipment

China saw a faster year-on-year growth of 7% in coal shipment via railway in October, accelerating by 5.2 percentage points from the ...

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