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The world's first high-speed railway in areas with extremely low temperature

时间:2012-12-14 10:58:23  作者:  来源:  
内容摘要:The world's first high-speed railway in areas with extremely low temperature, which runs through three provinces in northeastern China, star...

The world's first high-speed railway in areas with extremely low temperature, which runs through three provinces in northeastern China, started operation on 1st Dec, 2012 as part of the country's efforts to revitalize the old industrial base.

Four trains with the initial of "G" left the stations in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang, Changchun, capital of Jilin, Shenyang, capital of Liaoning, and Dalian, port city in Liaoning, simultaneously at 9 am Saturday to mark the operation of the 921-km line.

The high-speed railway with designed speeds of up to 350 km per hour. The high-speed link is expected to reduce the travel time between Harbin and Dalian to three hours, from the current 10 hours.

"The operation of Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway signals a great progress in the building of a 'four-vertical' and 'four-horizontal' high-speed rail network," said Lu Chunfang, vice minister of the Ministry of Railways.

The world's first high-speed railway in areas with extremely low temperature

 


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