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The World’s Fastest Train


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China is preparing to unveil the world’s fastest train.

The Beijing-Shanghai Express Railway, which will connect the two cities, will be able to accelerate to a speed of 380 kilometers per hour.

Passengers will be able to travel from one city to another in five hours. The train will be in operation at the end of 2009.


to unveil: to reveal, to show to the public.
to accelerate: to gain or increase speed.