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Chengdu-Lodz train sees increased cargo volumes

The Chengdu-Europe express railway service, which opened in April 2013, is expected to bring cars from Germany to China in the future.

   Two-way cargo train services from southwest China’s Chengdu in Sichuan province to Lodz in Poland are expected to hit 300 journeys in 2016, China’s State Council reports.
   The Chengdu-Europe express railway service, which opened in April 2013, has brought precision instruments, IT products, and clothes from China to Europe, and food and beverages from Europe, according to Chengdu port and logistics office.
   The rail line is expected to bring cars from Germany to Chengdu in the future.
   “Currently, the train runs two times between the two cities every week, it will increase to fives times every week – a total of 300 times a year, in 2016,” said Chen Zhongwei, an official with the office.
   Chen said the cargo train service will explore two new routes to connect the city with Germany and the Netherlands.
   A number of cities – including Chongqing in southwest China; Wuhan, Zhengzhou and Changsha in central China; Shenyang and Harbin in northeast China – have rail freight services to Europe.

Chris Dupin

Chris Dupin has written about trade and transportation and other business subjects for a variety of publications before joining American Shipper and Freightwaves.