The number of freight train services between China and Europe reached 5 thousand 266 in the first eight months of the year. 25 percent increase compared to the previous year, the train service, was a major commercial pillar of the Generation-Road project. Train services are preferred because they are three times faster than sea and cost one-fifth of air transportation.
The freight train service between China and Europe, which started its operations in 2011, is developing with great speed. According to the statement made by China State Railway Group, the number of freight train services between China and Europe in the first eight months of the year was 5 thousand 266. In the whole of last year, this figure was 6 thousand 300.
2 thousand 845 thousand 250 thousand 2 thousand 421 thousand 210 voyages made from Europe to China, XNUMX thousand XNUMX thousand XNUMX voyages were made with XNUMX thousand containers.
Sino-European freight trains are three times faster than shipping by sea üyor It is in great demand because air transportation costs about one-fifth. In 2011, the number of trains, which were only 17, was very fast growing when 2018 reached 6 thousand 300.
The Sino-European railway service, an important pillar of the Belt-Road project, is expected to grow even faster in the coming years as trade between the two regions increases. (China International Radio)