South Korea Trials High-Speed Trainset

19 May 2009 (Last Updated May 19th, 2009 18:30)

The new high-speed KTX-II trainset designed by Hyundai Rotem for Korail to run on the Seoul–Daegu line is undergoing a six-month testing programme for passenger approval. The 35m-long KTX-II train built by MBD Design in Korea is currently being exhibited in the main station of Seoul to

The new high-speed KTX-II trainset designed by Hyundai Rotem for Korail to run on the Seoul–Daegu line is undergoing a six-month testing programme for passenger approval.

The 35m-long KTX-II train built by MBD Design in Korea is currently being exhibited in the main station of Seoul to showcase the front end and exterior, first and second class interiors, the bar area, toilets and vestibules to passengers.

The first of 19 trainsets developed by Hyundai Rotem for testing received 90% passenger approval.