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China Railways CRH5

China Railways CRH5
CRH5 high-speed train in Shenyang
NameChina Railways CRH5 EMU
CaptionCRH5 high-speed train in Shenyang
Service2007 - Present
Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd.
FamilyAlstom Pendolino
Numberbuilt140 trainsets (1120 cars)
Formation8 cars per trainset (5M3T)
CapacityFixed seats: 622
Rolling seats: 586 or 570
OperatorChinese Ministry of Railways
- Beijing Railway Bureau
- Taiyuan Railway Bureau
- Shenyang Railway Bureau
- Harbin Railway Bureau
- Xi'an Railway Bureau
- Zhengzhou Railway Bureau
LinesJingha railway, Jingguang railway,
Shitai Passenger Railway
Trainlength211.5 m
Width3200 mm
Height4270 mm
Platformheight500 - 1200 mm
Maxspeed250 km/h
Acceleration≥ 0.5 m/s2 (Starter)
0.11 m/s2
(at 200 km/h)
0.05 m/s2
(at 250 km/h)
TractionIGBT VVVF inverter control
Poweroutput5500 kW
BrakesRegenerative, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes

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The China Railways CRH5 is an electric multiple unit high-speed train in use with China Railway High-speed in the People's Republic of China. The CRH5 is based on the ETR-600 New Pendolino used in Italy.

The CRH5 are non-tilting trains, developed for the Chinese Railways and which technology has been transferred to local manufacturers. The CRH5 have a design speed of up to 200 km/h and now operate steadily at 250 km/h.

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