China wants to boost transport of bulk cargo by railway to cut air pollution. Photo: Xinhua China wants to boost transport of bulk cargo by railway to cut air pollution. Photo: Xinhua
China wants to boost transport of bulk cargo by railway to cut air pollution. Photo: Xinhua
China economy

China’s plan to boost railway freight falls behind target, knocking air pollution battle off track

  • China’s plan to shift the transport of bulk cargo from dirty, diesel-burning trucks to cleaner electric-powered railcars is falling behind target
  • The country’s state-run railway system is plagued by inefficiency, a lack of coordination and a mismatch in market needs, an expert says

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China wants to boost transport of bulk cargo by railway to cut air pollution. Photo: Xinhua China wants to boost transport of bulk cargo by railway to cut air pollution. Photo: Xinhua
China wants to boost transport of bulk cargo by railway to cut air pollution. Photo: Xinhua
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