Hyundai Rotem KTXIII (HEMU 430X) – New hope for Korean Railways

Hyundai Rotem KTXIII, the commercial derivative of HEMU-430X, is expected to enter service in 2015. Previously, HEMU-400X, but the code name has been changed, since the designed maximum speed has increased by 30 kmph. This train represents the step taken in Korea towards developing power distributed high-speed systems. In normal 8-car, 197.6 m configuration, KTX-III…

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