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BEIJING, Jun 26 (FAM) – China will put two new bullet train models into operation on Monday on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway. The CR400AF will depart from the Beijing South Railway Station at 11:05 am, traveling toward Shanghai, while the CR400BF will leave Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station bound for Beijing at the same time.
According to China Railway Corp, the State-owned rail operator, the line is the nation’s busiest high-speed link, carrying on average some 505,000 passenger trips a day. At a naming ceremony at a maintenance facility in Beijing’s Daxing district on Sunday morning, Lu Dongfu, general manager of China Railway Corp, said the new trains would be called “Rejuvenation”.