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|4rail.net - Super High Speed in China|
to the China Super Fast Railroads Page! Chinese will be number one user
of railroads and super high speed railroads within the next 5 years. In
one arena it already is: The near future World Fair
city of Shanghai has the only working high tech Maglev
train track in the world!
The Chinese Super High
Under construction magnetic levitation track:
The Chinese Super High Speed and
High Speed Trains
In early 2009 Chinese announced that they will start production of the super high speed train of their own product developmetn as early as the year 2010! Next year several dozen units should already in revenue use between Beijing and Shanghai.
Picture: A Velaro-C / CRH3 unit on the test run near Beijing in China, early 2009. Picture by Siemens AG.
Created for 4rail.net by John McKey. Pictures by Ilkka Siissalo, Sanna Siissalo, Stanislav Voronin, Siemens AG and John McKey.
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Super High Speed News provides you the newest happenings and trends in the super fast railroading.
A TGV and AGV Theme Page provides information on these most succesfull super high speed trains.
See the Velaro & ICE 1,2,3 Page for these Siemens prides!
The Virgin Trains Pendolino class 390 is one of the many pendolinos found on the 4rail.net Pendolino page.
It all started from Japan in 1964 with the first bullet train. See what the latest Shinkansens have to offer for the world!
The Eurostars use the Channel Tunnel connect the U.K. to the mainland Europe.
The Chinese CRH program is the most advanced in the world and China will be the world leader in super high speed trains usage in just a few years.
One of the always popular trains is the Russian super high speed test train Sokol. While Sokol was a product in the wrong time period, the Russia today has an impressive high speed program starting.
Maglev of Germany and China starts the new generation of floating on the rail, the new comfort level of travelling!
|Chinese Super High Speed Train Types at Glance|
| Electrical system
|China Ministry of Transportation|
| CRH 2
||Looks like Japans series 300/700|
||Looks like German ICE3 /Velaro|
||Looks a bit like Finnish Pendolino, which was the starting point for the design.|
|Maglev Shanghai||few||431 (268)||end car+1-3 middle cars+end car||2 classes: 1st with leathers seating 2 +2, second with 3+3 seating.||Part of the Shanghai Metro
|Newer Chinese Super High Speed Production Units|
|Velaro C / CRH3|
Velaro-C / CRH3 is one of the many variants in the Siemens of Germanys super high speed trains.
Builder: Siemens in Germany + CNR Tangshan Locomotive & Rolling Stock Works
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