China Railway Corporation’s owned trains Fuxing Hao – G123 and G124 flag off from Beijing at 11.05am today. The train runs on Beijing-Shanghai railway line which is China’s busiest route, used by 50,5000 passengers daily. ‘Fuxing Hao’, a CR400AF model, takes around 5 hours and 45 minutes to reach Shanghai from Beijing.
Eight years ago in 2007, the high-speed trains were first put into use. The Fuxing Hao, which means “the Rejuvenation” in English dictionary, is a China Standardized EMU (electric multiple unit) train.
The Fuxing trains have maximum speed of over 400 km/h and a consistent speed of 350 kilometres an hour. There are two types of Fuxing Hao, called Fuxing Hao CR400AF in “Dolphin Blue” color and the Fuxing Hao CR400AF in “Golden Phoenix” color. The abbreviation “CR” refers to “China Railway”.
The China fastest bullet train features a sophisticated monitoring system that constantly checks its performance and automatically slows the train in case of emergencies or abnormal conditions.
The trains accommodates over 2,500 monitoring points to supervise temperature, braking and surroundings with a remote data-transmission system that will be able to monitor the train in real time.
The China fastest bullet train Fuxing interior is also designed in a way that provides more space and seats in the train than previous one.