BEIJING, China: China has launched the Smart Train G8811, a high-speed train with a capacity to run with 350 kilometers per hour speed, the Azerbaijan’s State News Agency AZERTAC reported.
Citing the Chinese News Agency Xinhua, Azertac reported that the high-speed train G8811 is equipped with 5G signals, wireless charging and intelligent lighting.
The train will run between Beijing and Zhangjiakou, the two Co-host Cities of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
It left the Beijing North Railway Station formerly known as Xizhimen Railway Station at around 8:30 am on December 30 for Zhangjiakou, a City in Chinese in northwestern Hebei Province.
For the train, a 174 kilometer-long railway line has been laid having 10 Stations along with it.
With the 350 kilometers per hour speed, the train will reduce the travel time between Beijing and Zhangjiakou from over three hours to 47 minutes, facilitating inter-city traffic and crucial for the Co-host of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.