BEIJING: China’s fastest subway train, travelling at 160 km per hour, made its debut in southern Guangzhou city, according to a report of its official media. The subway train will be put into service at Guangzhou Metro’s No. 18 and No. 22 metro lines, which are still under construction, the report added.
The subway train will be put into service at Guangzhou Metro’s No. 18 and No. 22 metro lines, and after that, it will take around 25-30 minutes from Nansha Free Trade Zone to the South Guangzhou train station and East Guangzhou train station, respectively,according to the Chinese national media Global Times.
The two lines will extend to Guangdong’s Zhuhai, Zhongshan and Dongguan cities in the future as per the Global Times report. The Guangzhou railway authority has ordered 40 such trains to run on its No. 18 and No. 22 lines from CRRC. The first train on this route is scheduled to begin in October.
(With inputs from PTI).