August 21, 2017

Fuxing trains enter service on Beijing - Tianjin high-speed line

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CHINA Railway Corporation’s new CR400AF Fuxing high-speed trains entered passenger service on the Beijing - Tianjin route on August 21.

The eight-car trains will initially operate 39 services per day between Beijing and Tianjin and six services per day between Beijing and Xingtai in Hebei province.

The 400km/h trains were built by CRRC Sifang and are based on the company’s China Standard EMU design.

The CR400AFs will also be introduced on the Beijing - Shanghai services on September 21, when 350km/h operation will be restored on the 1250km route.

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