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​Longer Fuxing bullet train starts operation

Xinhua Financein BEIJING
2019-01-07 09:47

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Photo taken on Jan. 5, 2019 shows a new Fuxing bullet train running on the Beijing-Shanghai line arriving at Nanjing South Railway Station in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province. A longer Fuxing bullet train started running on the Beijing-Shanghai line Saturday at noon. The new train, with a designed speed of 350 km per hour, has 17 carriages, one carriage longer than the Fuxing trains currently in use. 

A longer Fuxing bullet train started running on the Beijing-Shanghai line Saturday at noon.

The new train, with a designed speed of 350 km per hour, has 17 carriages, one carriage longer than the Fuxing trains currently in use.

Measuring 439.9 meters long and with a seating capacity of 1,283 people, the 17-carriage train can be used with existing stations, platforms and other high-speed railway facilities.

The Fuxing bullet trains first made its debut in June 2017, and the 16-carriage trains were put into operation in July 2018.

Entirely designed and manufactured in China, the Fuxing, or Rejuvenation, trains are more spacious and energy-efficient, with a longer service life and better reliability than previous models.
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