WUHAN, China - The Harmony Express, China's new high-speed train with average speeds of 217 mph, made its debut last weekend. It traveled 683 miles from Wuhan to Guangzhou in less than three hours. For the full story, click here.
Supporters say ridership on the 3.8-mile service could reach 6,000 people per day.
The combination creates one of the world's largest public rail equipment companies, with revenues of about $4.2 billion and a presence in all key transit and freight rail markets worldwide.
During his visit, His Royal Highness was given a site tour and inspected the company's assembly of Elizabeth line trains, where he met manufacturing, welding and painting apprentices.
The updated program treats the railway as a system, covering freight supply chain integration and efficient/value-added transportation of passengers.
Additionally, the earliest trains on Sunday would start at 8 a.m., while the start times for trains on weekdays and Saturdays would remain at 5 a.m. and 8 a.m., respectively.
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