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First China – UK direct freight train arrives in London

First China - UK direct freight train arrives in London

The first ever direct freight train from China to the UK has arrived today in London, at DB Cargo Eurohub at Barking. The container train with 44 x 40’ boxes ex point of departure Yiwu (ten of the containers are destined for Duisburg and are unloaded there) carries mostly textile goods. It has …

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Record number of containers transported on China-Germany route in 2016

Record number of containers transported on China-Germany route in 2016

Deutsche Bahn transported a record number of more than 40,000 containers by rail between Germany and China in 2016. “We transported more than 40,000 containers – the largest volume of freight ever – across the world’s longest rail route,” said Ronald Pofalla, Board Member for Economic, Legal and Regulatory Affairs …

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Regular container service connecting China to Russia’s Yekaterinburg launched

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The first container train connecting China to Russia’s Yekaterinburg arrived on Wednesday in the Ural’s capital. Fifty 40-tones containers transported telecommunications and construction equipment, power tools, consumer and other type of goods. The new rail freight service is organized by TransContainer in cooperation with the Russian-Chinese joint venture Swift Multimodal Rus (part of the international group Swift Transport …

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New China – Europe rail connection via Bulgaria’s Burgas in development

New China - Europe rail connection via Bulgarian city of Burgas in development

Bulgaria and China plan to develop a fast railway connection to Europe via the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas. An agreement will be signed in the following weeks, informed Burgas Mayor Dimitar Nikolov after a meeting with a Chinese government delegation led by Deputy Chairman of China’s National Commission for cooperation and reform of Minister Ning …

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