Abstract : A new China-Europe freight train route has been launched, linking the city of Xuzhou in east China's Jiangsu Province with Europe's largest inland port, the Port of Duisburg in Germany.
NANJING, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) — A new China-Europe freight train route
has been launched, linking the city of Xuzhou in east China’s Jiangsu
Province with Europe’s largest inland port, the Port of Duisburg in
The first freight train on this route left Xuzhou on Monday, carrying
46 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of goods worth more than 11
million yuan (about 1.68 million U.S. dollars), including auto parts and
The train will leave China via the China-Mongolia border port of
Erenhot and is scheduled to reach its final destination in approximately
23 days on the 13,000-km-long route.
Since the beginning of this year, the number of China-Europe freight
trains has exceeded 10,000, according to data from the China State
Railway Group Co., Ltd. Enditem
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Source: New freight train route links eastern Chinese city with Europe’s largest inland port