Northeast China Ports Report Record Cargo Train Trips to Europe in 1st Quarter

2024-04-02

 

The ports of Manzhouli, Suifenhe, and Tongjiang in northeast China have reported over 1,400 cargo train trips to Europe in the first quarter of this year, according to China Railway Harbin Group Co., Ltd.

 

During the period, the three ports in the eastern corridor of the China-Europe cargo train service handled 1,443 trips carrying 151,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) of goods, marking a 7.6% and 6.9% year-on-year increase, respectively, and setting a historical record for the period.

 

Additionally, during the first quarter, a direct railway route connecting the port of Manzhouli with the Netherlands was launched.

 

The eastern corridor of the China-Europe cargo train service connects over 60 Chinese cities with 14 European countries, transporting goods including mechanical and electrical products, groceries, and agricultural products.

 

The China-Europe cargo train service has three main corridors: eastern, western, and central.

 

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