China launched the train in Britain

China launched the first direct freight train to the UK.

It is reported

The train departs from the city of Yiwu in Eastern Zhejiang province and sent to London. On the way in the UK train to pass through the territories of Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France.

According to the Chinese government Xinhua news Agency with reference to the Centre of transport strategies, the length of the route is 12 thousand km and the trip lasts 18 days.

London became the 15 European city where the Chinese freight train. Before the Chinese launched the train from Yiwu to Riga.

We will remind, earlier it was reported about the launch of the pilot container of the flight according to the «New silk road» that travels along the route Ukraine – Georgia – Azerbaijan – Kazakhstan – China (via the Caspian and Black seas). The train was launched on 15 January 2016 and reached China on the 16th day of the trip in the night from 30 to 31 January 2016, and returned to Ukraine on April 17.

China launched the train in Britain 04.01.2017

Январь 4th, 2017 by
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