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Construction of Baotou-Xi'an Railway underway

2010-06-29 14:36:40 GMT2010-06-29 22:36:40 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Rail workers step up installing the electric leads of the contact line on the construction site of the Baotou-Xi'an Railway, in Pucheng County, northwest China's Shannxi Province, June 27, 2010. With a total investment of 5.45 billion yuan (about 798 million U.S. dollars), the 177-kilometer Baotou-Xi'an Railway is expected to carry 33 passenger trains per day and 160 million-ton cargos per year. Starting from Baotou of Inner Mongolia and ending at northwest China's Xi'an of Shaanxi province, this electrified railway is expected to be open for full transit by the end of the year. (Xinhua/Ni Shubing)

A rail worker erects up the electric lead of the contact line on the construction site of the Baotou-Xi'an Railway, in Pucheng County, northwest China's Shannxi Province, June 27, 2010. With a total investment of 5.45 billion yuan (about 798 million U.S. dollars), the 177-kilometer Baotou-Xi'an Railway is expected to carry 33 passenger trains per day and 160 million-ton cargos per year. Starting from Baotou of Inner Mongolia and ending at northwest China's Xi'an of Shaanxi province, this electrified railway is expected to be open for full transit by the end of the year. (Xinhua/Ni Shubing)

Rail workers step up erecting up the electric lead of the contact line on the construction site of the Baotou-Xi'an Railway, in Pucheng County, northwest China's Shannxi Province, June 27, 2010. With a total investment of 5.45 billion yuan (about 798 million U.S. dollars), the 177-kilometer Baotou-Xi'an Railway is expected to carry 33 passenger trains per day and 160 million-ton cargos per year. Starting from Baotou of Inner Mongolia and ending at northwest China's Xi'an of Shaanxi province, this electrified railway is expected to be open for full transit by the end of the year. (Xinhua/Ni Shubing)

Rail workers step up installing the electric leads of the contact line on the construction site of the Baotou-Xi'an Railway, in Pucheng County, northwest China's Shannxi Province, June 27, 2010. With a total investment of 5.45 billion yuan (about 798 million U.S. dollars), the 177-kilometer Baotou-Xi'an Railway is expected to carry 33 passenger trains per day and 160 million-ton cargos per year. Starting from Baotou of Inner Mongolia and ending at northwest China's Xi'an of Shaanxi province, this electrified railway is expected to be open for full transit by the end of the year.

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