TITLE

Speed record

PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Nov2010, Vol. 166 Issue 11, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on a speed record made by a CRH380A trainset during trials on the Shanghai-Hangzhou Passenger Dedicated Line in China on September 28, 2010.
ACCESSION #
55237146

 

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