GLOBALink | Cargo trains connect East China and Central Asia-Xinhua

GLOBALink | Cargo trains connect East China and Central Asia

Source: Xinhuanet

Editor: huaxia

2023-05-17 09:44:52

Due to its unique geographical location, Lianyungang Port in East China’s Jiangsu Province is an important transport hub linking eastern sea routes with western land routes. Almost every day, China-Europe freight trains travel between the China-Kazakhstan (Lianyungang) Logistics Cooperation Base and countries along the Belt and Road, including those in Central Asia.

Taking advantage of the rail-sea intermodal transport, China-Europe freight trains traverse mountains, cross rivers and pass through the Gobi desert, making it known as the ”Steel Camel Team”. So far, the China-Europe freight trains dispatched at Lianyungang transported 440,000 TEU containers of goods. Wang De, dispatcher master at the Lianyungang Port, has witnessed the development of the China-Europe freight train service in Lianyungang. 

He said, “I will work together with my colleagues to enhance work efficiency while maintaining the safe and punctual operation of the trains, and we are doing our best to promote Lianyungang Port and help products along the Belt and Road go global.”