Railway line Beijing-Shanghai began to run the new Chinese high-speed train “Fuxing”, moving with a speed of 350 kilometers per hour. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
Trains will depart seven times daily from South Beijing railway station. Final destination — station Hongqiao in Shanghai. “Fuxing” can deliver passengers from the capital to Shanghai in 4 hours 28 minutes, which is half an hour faster than before.
According to the China Railway (CRC), “Fuxing” is the world’s fastest high speed train, which is in commercial operation.
Line Beijing-Shanghai is one of the busiest in China, in the year of passenger traffic on it exceeds 100 million people. In this regard, the authorities decided to raise the threshold of the maximum speed on this thread and let the train of a new type.
All Chinese high-speed trains can reach a maximum speed of 350 kilometers per hour, but six years ago the authorities decided to limit the movement speed of the mark of 300 kilometers per hour.