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High-speed trains for the 2022 Winter Olympics officially put into service

07.01.2022 132 просмотров

High-speed trains released for the 2022 Winter Olympics officially began running on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou railway line today, January 6, 29 days before the opening of the sporting event.

The trains were designed based on the Fuxing high-speed train, but equipped with new technologies that make trains smarter and greener.

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The first train departed from Beijing's Qinghe station and traveled along the Beijing-Zhangjiakou railway with a total length of 174 km. The Olympic trains, with a design speed of 250 km/h, will take 50 and 65 minutes from Beijing to Taizicheng Olympic Village and Chongli Competition Area in Zhangjiakou, respectively.

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40 pairs will run daily between Beijing and Zhangjiakou Olympic trains, and more trains will be organized during the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics.

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Note that the 2022 Winter Olympic Games will be held from February 4 to 20 in three competition areas - in the center of Beijing, a suburban area the capitals of Yanqing and Zhangjiakou City in neighboring Hebei Province, and the Paralympic Games from March 4 to 13.

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