China Revealed World’s Fastest Train
China launched one of the fastest trains in the world CRH3 (incidentally also the production of Siemens). Officially, Dec. 26 open for traffic on high-speed railway Wuhan-Guangzhou – for the longest in the world and is a “record” is also on the speed. Distance more than a thousand kilometers of overcame three hours at an average speed of 340 kilometers per hour.
Tickets for the service went on sale at new stations in the three cities last weekend, with prices ranging from 780 yuan (£71) for first class to 490 yuan (£45) for second class
The link is expected to pose a real threat to airlines running flights linking the cities. High-speed rail has three advantages over air travel: it is more convenient, more punctual and has a better safety record
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