Russia signed an agreement on development of railway communication along the silk road

27.04.2017

Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Belarus, Germany and Poland signed an agreement on deepening cooperation in the sphere of railway freight services. Under the agreement, the parties undertake to work together to improve rail infrastructure and customs operations so that transport between China and Europe was faster.

To that end, intended to create a system of information exchange and joint expert group. The message China Railway Corporation says that the agreement is in the interests of the Chinese strategy of "One belt and one road" for economic development and trade cooperation along the new silk road.

It also indicates that since the first transcontinental train, which was launched in 2011, is now a network of rail freight routes cover 27 Chinese cities from which trains run to Europe for 28 areas.
 


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