Abstract : Xiamen, a coastal city in east China's Fujian Province, Wednesday saw the 1,000th China-Europe freight train trip since the city launched the service in 2015.
X8098 train leaves Haicang station in Xiamen of east China’s Fujian
Province for Hamburg, Germany, bringing the number of train trips of
China-Europe freight train service to 1,000 on June 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Lin
June 2 (Xinhua) — Xiamen, a coastal city in east China’s Fujian
Province, Wednesday saw the 1,000th China-Europe freight train trip
since the city launched the service in 2015.
50 carriages loaded with daily necessities, auto parts and other goods,
the X8098 train left the Haicang station of Xiamen for Germany
Wednesday morning, bringing the number of train trips of such service to
in August 2015, Xiamen’s rail cargo service to Europe and Central Asia
has so far transported nearly 80,000 TEUs of goods worth more than 3
billion U.S. dollars, which included electronics, machinery, daily
necessities and food.
year, the city handled 24,112 TEUs of goods via the China-Europe
freight train service. The weight and worth reached 142,400 tonnes and
962 million U.S. dollars, up 59 percent and 40 percent year on year,
To date, Xiamen’s rail cargo service has linked the city with more than 30 cities in 12 countries of Europe and Central Asia.
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