According to the statement made by the Ministry of Transport, China expects to build 3 kilometers of new railway lines this year, in the context of a series of efforts to improve its overall transport network. Stating that more than 300 thousand kilometers of express highways will be built or renewed within the scope of the improvement, Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng also said that 8 kilometers of waterways suitable for navigation will be built.
Minister Li announced that eight more airports for civil transportation will be built in the country this year and that the development of the 'green channel' will continue in order to ensure the efficient and rapid transportation of agricultural products and similar food products.
On the other hand, in the past year, successful works have been carried out in order to improve and improve the transportation infrastructure in China. As a matter of fact, as of the end of 2021, the length of China's operating high-speed train network has exceeded 40 thousand kilometers. The length of highways increased to more than 168 thousand kilometers, and the length of waterways of good quality, suitable for navigation, increased to more than 16 thousand kilometers.
In order to achieve an integrated development in 2025, China announced another plan in the first month of this year, which sets its main goals for developing the transport network in the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025).
Source: China International Radio