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China develops high-tech trains

Since last Friday, three high-tech trains with a new type of braking and heating system have been running on the new Beijing-Harbin line. With this technology, the trains can still operate at temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius. They were developed by the state-owned railway company China Railway Rolling Stock Corp. (CRRC). The trains, which go by the name CR400AF-G, are equipped with insulating material made of ceramic and silicone. They travel up to 350 kilometers per hour and can carry up to 1080 passengers each.

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