Friday, 7 March 2014

High speed trains of China

Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Rail - The World's longest high speed railway.
With the design speed of 350km per hour, the maximum speed of 300kmph initial operation is completed. Putting into trial operation of train it's divided into first class car, second class cars, dining cars, business cars and VIP tourist area. To meet the special requirements of passengers, there are dedicated disabled riding area, wheel chair accessible bathrooms and corridors. The initial operation plans to open daily operations EMU trains arranged  into 90 pairs, the implementation speed of 300kmph and 250kmph are running mixed modes. Shortest time from Beijing to Shanghai is 4 hours 48 minutes. The full fare: 2nd class seat @ 555Yuan, 935Yuan for 1st class seat. First class seat package for tourist is @ 1,750Yuan.
Beijing departing station for Beijing-Shanghai high speed rail.
June 30th 2013, the official carrier of the first riders of the
Beijing-Shanghai high speed rail train pulled out from
the Beijing South railway station, bound for Shanghai.  

Through the Beijing South Third Ring Road
Last shot Mom, quick! The fast train is going to move anytime now.
The crew were about to board to serve 
in their best attire and mannerism.

Beijing-Shanghai high speed rail crew 
staff are busy preparing food.

Currently a team of 90 conductors, 313 crew consisting of the Beijing-Shanghai
High Speed rail passenger section crew team has been gearing up to meet the community review.
Many thanks to Alex Chin for sharing.
Alan CY Kok


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