HEADLINE Double-decker couchette bullet train during Chunyun

HEADLINE

Double-decker couchette bullet train during Chunyun

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19:36, February 09, 2018

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A double-decker couchette bullet train service started between Shanghai and Beijing on Wednesday, making it the first such facility to be launched during “Chunyun”. (Photo: Chinanews/Zhang Hengwei)

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Different from the traditional couchette style, an aisle is set in the middle of the compartment with bunks on the sides. (Photo: Chinanews/Zhang Hengwei)

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The newly designed compartment offers passengers more privacy. (Photo: Chinanews/Zhang Hengwei)

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Every bunk is equipped with a tea table, a power socket, a lamp and an independent air conditioner, providing more private and comfortable space in the form of a “mobile hotel”. (Photo: Chinanews/Zhang Hengwei)

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The double-decker train turned many heads.  (Photo: Chinanews/Zhang Hengwei)

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(Photo: Chinanews/Zhang Hengwei)

(Compiled by Lu Fangzhu)

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