The China High-Speed Railway (HSR) Showcase, organized by China Railway Group, kicked off here on Friday to demonstrate the development and accomplishment of China’s HSR.
During his speech at the opening ceremony, He Huawu, chief engineer of China Railway Corporation, said China Railway is willing to share the fruit of the HSR construction with Malaysia and other countries.
SOUNDBITE(CHINESE): HE HUAWU, Chief engineer of China Railway Corporation “With its mature technology and abundant experiences, China Railway is willing to share the fruit of the HSR construction with Malaysia and other countries to promote the global HSR development.”
Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai spoke highly of China Railway’s showcase today.
SOUNDBITE(ENGLISH):LIOW TIONG LAI, Malaysian Transport Minister
“The importance of connectivity as a growth driver cannot be underestimated. That is why transport is one of the key sectors for Malaysia-China cooperation, with railway a core focus. Today’s showcase organized by China Railway is significant as it will allow us to learn more about the operation, construction, manufacturing and maintenance of HSR.”
Themed “Rapid growth of China HSR,” the five-day exhibition will fully display China’s expertise.
The models of China’s latest high-speed electric multiple unit, inter-city train, comprehensive inspection train will also on display.
The Chinese government has been paying high attention to the development of HSR. By the end of 2015, there will be over 19,000 km of HSR in operation in China, representing more than 60 percent of the world’s total HSR distance.