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is an indigenously designed experimental high-speed train manufactured in China. It is a push-pull train
Push–pull is a mode of operation for locomotive-hauled trains allowing them to be driven from either end.A push–pull train has a locomotive at one end of the train, connected via some form of remote control, such as multiple-unit train control, to a vehicle equipped with a control cab at the other...
developed from the DJJ1 "Blue Arrow" high speed train by Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works. It consists of 2 locomotives and 9 passenger cars. The prototype rolled out in 2002. The train set is designed with complete independent intellectual property, for a top speed of 270km/h, and a full load of 726 passengers. It achieved a top speed of 321km/h on the newly built Qinshen Passenger Railway
during a test run in late 2002, setting a record Chinese train speed. However, owing to unknown reasons, the train has not been mass-manufactured yet. Only one prototype has been produced. The train entered into passenger service in 2005 but were limited to a top speed of 160km/h. Since China has already chosen the CRH
China Railway High-speed ; ) is the high-speed rail system operated by China Railways.Hexie Hao is the designation for high-speed trains running on this rail system. At the middle of the run, all trains were marked "CRH" on the centre of the head vehicle and the side of the walls of each vehicle...
series trains for the sixth national railway speed acceleration, the fate of China Star was doomed.
Shenyang RB ceased services offered by "China Star" from August 2006. As of 2007, the train was sealed and placed at an unsheltered parking lot in depot.