SHANGHAI, September 21. /TASS/. China has launched between Beijing and Shanghai, the new train model “Fuxing”, which will move at speeds up to 350 km/h. About this newspaper “Xinmin, wanbao”.
Thus the train “Fuxing” was the fastest of all commercially operating high-speed trains in the world. In July 2017 was the test runs of the train, during which were tested for its safety and reliability at maximum speed, which can reach 400 km/h.
September 21 train “Fuxing” on a branch of the Beijing – Shanghai will make seven trips back and forth. The minimum journey time is 4 hours and 28 minutes. The previous generation of Chinese CRH380 trains were dispersed on this route up to a maximum of 300 km/h and the journey time was about six hours.
The first trains began to run in China with a speed of 350 km/h on the route Beijing – Tianjin in 2008, but in 2011, the authorities ordered to limit a speed of 250-300 km/h.