Chinese-made bullet train goes abroad for first time

10:47, July 08, 2011      

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According to CSR Cooperation Limited, China will export 228 bullet trains to Malaysia to develop intercity transportation for Kuala Lumpur, signifying CRH China Railway High-Speed bullet train is going abroad for the first time.

So far, this is the biggest deal signed for the Chinese domestically-made bullet train. This set of train is specially coordinated according to the track gauge standard in Malaysia and is three tons lighter than other trains of the same kind, saving approximately 20,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year.

As the transportation hub of the entire country, Kuala Lumpur shares the largest percentage of public transportation trip. After put into operation, the bullet train will provide considerable convenience to the local people.

By People's Daily Online
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