China Launches long Freight Train Route

China launched a freight train route which links the city of Harbin in northeast China with the German city of Hamburg, via Russia’s Trans-Siberian line. The new route is 9,820 km long with a journey that takes 15 days, passing through Mongolia, Russia, Belarus and Poland.

According to the Chinese website CRI, the new train route will transport cargoes worth over 4 billion yuan (over $650 million) a year. To read more please visit: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/international/china-launches-freight-train-service-connecting-europe/article7312957.ece