CRH6 Intercity Electric Multiple Unit Train Set Enters Service in Southern China

This update incorporates content from peoplerail.com. This is the official national railway Web portal for China. It’s got a “running band” that’s orange, not blue, but it’s still a CRH train: the new CRH6 trainset, an electric multiple unit train made specifically for lower-speed local intercity train services, took to the rails on 30 March… Continue reading CRH6 Intercity Electric Multiple Unit Train Set Enters Service in Southern China

A Closer Look at China’s New 350 km/h (217 mph) “China Standard” Train Sets

The photos in this article come to you with the gracious permission of Luo Chunxiao, aka @铁路小亨 on Weibo. Please do not copy or otherwise reproduce them unless you have express permission. Thank you. There’s no word when these trains will be on the tracks yet (allow around a year at least, as they need… Continue reading A Closer Look at China’s New 350 km/h (217 mph) “China Standard” Train Sets

350 km/h (217 mph) China Standard HSR Trains Unveiled

CRRC Corporation Ltd has rolled out its 350 km/h (217 mph) China Standard HSR trainsets today, 30 June 2015, which coincidentally also marks the 4th anniversary of the Beijing-Shanghai HSR entering into service. The new trainsets are real Chinese HSR trains — unlike their earlier brethren, in particular early-stage CRH2 and CRH3 trains, they are fully… Continue reading 350 km/h (217 mph) China Standard HSR Trains Unveiled

We Can’t Wait! A Look INSIDE China’s New HSR Trains

This is original content from an earlier constituent site, and dates from before April 2012. There are very minor edits to the original text. The new CRH380 series of express trains are China’s best things on the rails yet. Thankfully, there’s now the option of a “private seat” as in one where there are no… Continue reading We Can’t Wait! A Look INSIDE China’s New HSR Trains