CRH380A (G-Train) is China’s new generation of high-speed EMUs. Manufactured in Qingdao by CSR Sifang Co Ltd., it boasts extreme reductions in running resistance, vibration and noise, along with improved utilization of renewable energy. New features include the sleek streamlined head, dynamic braking control with a renewable energy feedback rate of 90% or more. All trains are using green energy electric traction with zero emissions.
Shanghai to Qingdao Statistics:
Line length: ~ 1308 km
Running time: 6.5 -7.0 Hours (Shanghai-Qingdao)
Design speed: 350 km
Initial operating speed: 300 km
Maximum vehicle speed: 380 km
Transport capacity: 8,000 passengers
Passenger stations: 9 to 13
G-Train services also connect Qingdao into this ever expanding advanced high speed rail system. Current lines connecting Shanghai to Qingdao include G222/G223, G226/G227, G230/G231, G234/G235 with a running time of 6.5 to 7.0 hours depending on line. Current lines connecting Beijing to Qingdao include G191, G193, and G195 with a running time of 4 hours and 20 minutes.
Shànghǎi Hóngqiáo (上海虹桥), Sūzhōu North (苏州北), Zhènjiāng South (镇江南), Nánjīng South (南京南), Sùzhōu East (宿州东), Xúzhōu East (徐州东), Zǎozhuāng (枣庄), Tàiān (泰安), Jǐnán (济南), Zībó (淄博), Qīngzhōu Shì (青州市), Wéifang (潍坊), Qīngdǎo (青岛).
Beijing South (北京南), Dézhōu East (德州东), Jǐnán (济南), Wéifang (潍坊), Qīngdǎo (青岛).