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China Railways 25Z class carriages

Here is another follow up to my quick guide to Chinese railway carriages: this time on the ’25Z’ class. These carriages are used on shorter distance trains in China, such as the Hong Kong – Guangzhou service, which takes around 2 hours.

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China Railways 25T class carriages

Yesterday I posted a quick guide to Chinese railway carriages, today is a post about a specific class of carriage: the ’25T’ class. These carriages are used on longer distance trains in China, such as the overnight trains from Hong Kong to Shanghai and Beijing.

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A quick guide to Chinese railway carriages

In my recent post about Hong Kong’s intercity through trains I mentioned the use of locomotive hauled carriages: here is a quick guide to identifying them…

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Hong Kong’s ‘Intercity Through Train’

After taking a journey on a MTR train along the East Rail line, now it is time to see some real trains, and get a foreign language lesson in the process.

Southbound KTT between Fo Tan and Sha Tin stations

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