World's longest high-speed train line opened (Image Gallery)

📩 26/12/2012 11:17

The new high-speed train line connecting China's Beijing with Guangzhou cities and reducing the time from 22 to 8 hours is now available.
After successful test runs, the line is the 2 bin 398 kilometer and it is the longest high speed train in the world.
When the line between Shenzen and Hong Kong, which is planned to be completed in 2015, is opened, it will be the first direct line between Hong Kong and the capital Beijing, which is the special administrative region of the People's Republic of China.
The 300 stops at an average speed of 350 per hour.
After the high-speed train crash in Wenzhou last year, which resulted in the death of the 40 people, the train authorities said that new security measures were taken. As a result of bad weather conditions, maintenance and repair work has been increased.
The birth date of Mao Zedong, the founding chairman of the People's Republic of China, was specially selected for the launch of the 26 December historical train line. The line is interpreted by the Chinese authorities as ”Technically the fastest high-speed train line Hat.
Ticket prices for the second class is between 138 dollars and 220 dollars first class and VIP for 472 is rising up to dollars.

Source: Hürriyet

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