Chinese Firm Constructs High-Speed Railway in Turkey

Photo taken on Jan. 4, 2014 shows a trial train take a test run on the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed railway constructed by China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) in Turkey. Chinese railway department officals said on Jan. 17 that second phrase of the principal project of Ankara-Istanbul high-speed railway has been completed, marking the first of its kind in overseas market is about to open to traffic in a short term. [Photo: Xinhua/Liu Yu]

Maximum speed: 250KM/H

ETR 500 (Elettro Treno Rapido 500) is a family of Italian high-speed trains introduced in 1993.