China has opened the world’s fastest bullet train, called CRH380, topping 262 mph, though it will usually operate at 220 mph. The train will travel at a distance of 125 miles,
covering two stations, shortening the trip from 78 minutes to 45 minutes.

The developer says it reflects a variety of innovations, including “low-resistance streamline head, vibration mode system matching, high-air-tightness body, safe and
reliable high-speed dual-pantograph current-receiving performance, safe and environment-friendly brake system, human-oriented passenger interface and outstanding intelligent performance.”

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