China Railways CRH6
|China Railways CRH6 EMU|
|Manufacturer||CSR Nanjing Puzhen Rolling Stock Co. Ltd.|
|Built at||CSR Guangdong Jiangmen Rail Transit Vehicles|
|Number built||24 trainsets (192 cars)|
|Formation||8 cars per trainset (4M4T)|
|Capacity||High-speed version: 586 seating / 1506 max
Quasi High-speed version: 1545 standard / 2110 max
|Operator||Chinese Ministry of Railways|
|Line(s) served||Guangzhu ICR, Suiguanshen ICR, Guanhui ICR, Guangfo Link, Chengdu–Dujiangyan ICR, Jinshan Railway|
|Train length||199.5 m (655 ft)|
|Width||3,300 mm (10 ft 10 in)|
|Height||3,900 mm (12 ft 10 in)|
|Platform height||1,130 mm (3 ft 8 in)|
|Maximum speed||High-speed version: 250 km/h (155 mph)
Quasi High-speed version: 180 km/h (112 mph)
|Traction system||IGBT VVVF inverter control|
|Power supply||Overhead catenary|
|Electric system(s)||25 kV 50 Hz AC|
|Braking system(s)||Regenerative, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) standard gauge|
The China Railways CRH6 is a new generation of intercity high-speed train of the People's Republic of China. It is designed by CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock Co., Ltd. and will be manufactured by CSR Nanjing Puzhen Rolling Stock Co. Ltd at its subsidiary, the CSR Guangdong Jiangmen Factory.
The CRH6 will be divided into two major types, according to stopping patterns:
- High-Speed Version, designed top speed 250 km/h (155 mph), top operating speed 220 km/h (137 mph) to be used on non-stop or express services. It uses a 2+2 transverse seating layout and has toilets on board.
- Quasi-high Speed version, designed top speed 180 km/h (112 mph), operating speed 160 km/h (99 mph) to be used on local services will feature longitudinal seating arrangements similar to that of subway trains. There is also no toilet on board the train.
On December 29, 2009, the MOR Ordered 22 sets of 160 km/h (99 mph) class and 10 sets of 200 km/h (124 mph) class 6-car Intercity High Speed train from CSR Puzhen, the contract worth 2346 million RMB, and now the order has been transformed into 24 sets of CRH6 and will be delivered by the end of 2012.
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