Archives by Tag 'CRH380A'

Video of the Chinese high speed record: 486.1 km/h

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Monday, December 6, 2010

The video evidence (for the unbelievers!) of the new high speed record set by a train in commercial configuration in China, last 3 December. 486.1 km/h of pure speed for the CRH380A train set.

Chinese high speed train beats itself [press reactions]

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Friday, December 3, 2010

It was only last September that we underlined the world speed record on rails set by a Chinese very high speed train: 416,6 km/h. Today they’ve gone even further: 486,1 km/h. We remind you that it is a record speed for a train in the commercial configuration. From Xinhua News Agency: XUZHOU, Jiangsu, Dec. 3 […]

Chinese VHST goes 416,6 km/h

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Thursday, September 30, 2010

September 28th 2010: an important date for worldwide railways to celebrate a new speed record obtained by conventional VHST on test. The world speed trainset is the Chinese CRH380A, undergoing tests on the Shanghai-Hangzhou PDL HSR. 416,6 km/h that let Chinese railways becoming even more protagonists of rail scene. CRH380A is a trainset developped by […]