CHINA China-Europe freight train services shorten distance between western China and Europe

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China-Europe freight train services shorten distance between western China and Europe

Xinhua

19:40, January 01, 2021

Aerial photo shows a China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany departing from Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China. (Photos: Xinhua)

A China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany prepares for departure at Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China.

Aerial photo shows a China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany departing from Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China.

A China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany prepares for departure at Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China.

A China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany prepares for departure at Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China.

Aerial photo shows a China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany preparing for departure at Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China.

A China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany prepares for departure at Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China.

A China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany prepares for departure at Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China.

A China-Europe freight train bound for Duisburg of Germany prepares for departure at Tuanjiecun Station in southwest China's Chongqing, Jan. 1, 2021. More than 300 km away in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, another China-Europe freight train bound for Poland set off on the same day. Launched in Chongqing and Chengdu in 2011 and 2013, respectively, the China-Europe freight train services have significantly shortened the distance between western China and Europe. So far, about 14,000 freight trains have linked the two cities with Europe, accounting for more than 40 percent of the total number of China-Europe freight trains in China.

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