January 4th According to South Korean media reports, South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited the Wonju Railway Station in Gangwon Province on the 4th to test the low-carbon environmental protection high-speed train “KTX-EMU” (EMU-260), which will be officially operated on the 5th.
This is Moon Jae-in’s first economic agenda for the New Year.
The test section is the newly opened central line of South Korea from Wonju to Dikegawa.
EMU-260 is a power dispersed EMU, and the carbon dioxide emissions are only 70% of that of ordinary trains.
Moon Jae-in said at the event that this was South Korea’s first step towards the goal of becoming one of the world’s advanced countries.
Railways are the cornerstone of promoting the Green New Deal, the Digital New Deal and the New Deal of Balanced Local Development, and is the mainstay of smoothing the national economic cycle.
He stressed that South Korea will become the leading modern railway power in the world.
Qingwatai said that the agenda of the day showed the core content of the Korean version of the new policy such as the Green New Deal, the Digital New Deal and the Local Balanced Development New Deal in the railway field.
In addition, the Yuanzhou-Dichuan section of the central line opened this time is also equipped with the fourth-generation railway wireless communication network, which belongs to the scope of the new digital policy.
Qingwatai also stressed that the central inland region, which used to run only ordinary trains, will usher in an era of high-speed railways, which will contribute to the revitalization of high-speed rail.