Railway Investment To Hit 11.6 Bln USD In China's Yangtze River Delta
Muhammad Irfan 15 days ago Sun 14th February 2021 | 12:00 PM
NANJING,CHINA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Feb, 2021 ) :China plans to earmark more than 75 billion Yuan (about 11.6 billion U.S. Dollars) for railway infrastructure construction in its Yangtze River Delta this year.
By 2025, the delta region is expected to have 17,000 km of rail lines in service, including 9,500 km of high-speed railway.
Between 2016 and 2020, railway investment in the region amounted to 436.6 billion yuan, increasing the length of rail lines in operation by 30.2 percent to 12,846 km. The length of high-speed railway grew at a much faster rate of 84.9 percent to 6,008 km.
The Yangtze River Delta is one of the country's most economically active, open and innovative regions, and produces about one-fourth of the national GDP.