BR America       中文       Deutsch       Français       日本語       ChinAfrica
Search      Subscribe
Home      Nation      World      Business      Opinion      Lifestyle      Multimedia      Documents      Special Reports      Africa Travel
Latest Headlines
Cargo Train Links China's Qinghai with Russia
 

A new China-Europe freight train service began on August 20, linking Russia with Golmud in Qaidam Basin, northwest China's Qinghai Province.

The train, loaded with containers of chemical, left China through the Alataw Pass in Xinjiang, and will pass Kazakhstan before reaching Perm in Russia.

The trip covers about 6,360 kilometers and takes 10 days, 30 days less than the previous sea route.

"The new service can boost the international competitiveness of local goods," said Meng Hai, governor of Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai.

Encouraged by the Belt and Road Initiative, more than 20 Chinese cities now run trains to central Asia and Europe.

(Xinhua News Agency August 20, 2017)  

About Us    |    Contact Us    |    Advertise with Us    |    Subscribe
Partners: ChinAfrica   |   China.org.cn   |   China Today   |   China Pictorial   |   People's Daily Online   |   Women of China   |   Xinhua News Agency   |   China Daily
CGTN   |   China Tibet Online   |   China Radio International   |   Beijing Today   |   gb times   |   China Job.com   |   Eastday   |   CCN
Copyright Beijing Review All rights reserved 京ICP备08005356号 京公网安备110102005860号
SHARE
Twitter
Facebook
Google+
WeChat
Weibo
Email
Print
Chinese Dictionary: