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Beijing-Tianjin bullet train speed increased to 350 kph

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

has increased the maximum speed of the bullet trains on the Beijing-high-speed railway to 350 kilometres per hour, reducing the by five minutes.

The increase in speed will shorten between South Railway Station and Railway Station from 35 minutes to 30 minutes with no price difference in fares.

China's railway operator said yesterday the speed of Fuxing (Rejuvenation) bullet trains running on the Beijing-intercity will increase to 350 kph starting today.

Designed and manufactured in China, the Fuxing trains debuted on the Beijing-line on June 26, 2017. The newest trains are more spacious, reliable and energy-efficient and have a longer service life than previous models.

currently has the world's longest network, with 22,000 kilometres within the country linking various top cities.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 15:41 IST