XJ Group to Fast Track Rail Project in China

15 June 2010 (Last Updated June 15th, 2010 18:30)

The Chinese Ministry of Railways and XJ Group Corporation have decided to accelerate railway construction in Urumqi, the country's westernmost province. The project involves spending CNY310bn ($45bn) to increase XJ's railway mileage to 12,000km before 2020. The contract will

The Chinese Ministry of Railways and XJ Group Corporation have decided to accelerate railway construction in Urumqi, the country's westernmost province.

The project involves spending CNY310bn ($45bn) to increase XJ's railway mileage to 12,000km before 2020.

The contract will also see further upgrades to XJ's railway mileage and transport capacity, according to aboutxinjiang.com.

XJ undertakes 95% of the region's passenger and cargo transport task.