Train speed to be boosted in summer
Updated : 2013-03-20
By ( chinadaily.com.cn )
The maximum train speed along the high-speed Harbin-Dalian line will be up to 300 km per hour - the speed for which it was designed - from April 21, the Ministry of Transport said on Friday.
Train speeds along the world's first high-speed railway in areas with extremely low temperatures were slowed during winter because of safety concerns, the ministry said.
The ministry said two separate plans will be adopted for the line during summer and winter.
Harbin regained the honorary title of "National Civilized City" on Aug 21.
Harbin Economic and Development Zone recently issued measures for the innovative development of the industrial chain.
The Harbin area of China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone recently moved to streamline its small business licensing regulations to help stimulate the zone’s economy.
Heilongjiang province will leverage all its formidable array of natural advantages to develop its popular winter tourism.