August 21, 2017

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

Written by 
  • Print
  • Email

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.

Get the latest rail news

Global news and analysis from IRJ, Railway Age and RT&S by email