First container train leaves Belarus for China


On May 06, Belarusian Railroad started the first pilot container train with Belorussian commodities to China. The train was loaded with goods produced by LLC “Kronospan” (particleboard, laminate) and departed from Smorgon station to Chinese city Chengdu. The train route will run through Russia and Kazakhstan. Container train will cover a distance of about 10 thousand kilometers in 12 days, reports UkrAgroConsult.

According to the results of work over the 3 months of 2017, the volume of containerized freight transportation by Belarusian Railways in China-EU-China communication reached 45.1 thousand containers (TEU), which is 160% more than during the same period in 2016.



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