How about the “engineer”, train drivers in pilot uniforms ??

Check the attendants on the train. They remind me how flight attendants looked and acted like years ago. I know the flight attendants on most of the Asian air lines look and act this way now.

Beijing -Shanghai (1318 Km) new High Speed Train

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With the design speed of 350 kmh, the maximum speed is  300 kmh. Trains are divided into first-class car, second-class cars,  dining cars, business cars and VIP tourist area.  To meet special requirements of passengers, there are dedicated  disabled riding area, wheelchair accessible bathrooms and corridors.  Journey time for the 1318 km run, 4 hours and 48 minutes.  The full fare: second-class seat 555 yuan (£55), first-class seat  935 yuan (£93). (To compare; standard economy one-way fare,  flight Paris to Rome on Air France, 1120 km, flight time 2hrs,  is £561, as at April 2012).