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China adds 8,000 km of railways in 2019

Published: December 26, 2019 17:02:43 | Updated: December 29, 2019 17:18:21


China adds 8,000 km of railways in 2019

China is expected to add about 8,000 km of railways this year, with its investment in fixed assets in the transport sector estimated at over 3.2 trillion yuan (about 457.5 billion US dollars) in 2019.

The country's highways are expected to extend by some 330,000 km this year, and five new civil aviation airports were built, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) said Thursday.

The country newly built and improved 290,000 km of highways in rural areas this year, enabling more than 9,400 more villages to have access to passenger coaches, MOT data showed.

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