Cargo train links China's Qinghai with Russia

By CNC

Added On August 21, 2017

  • A new China-Europe freight train linking Russia with Golmud, northwest China's Qinghai Province, is about to set off in Golmud, Aug. 20, 2017. The train, loaded with containers of chemical, left China through the Alataw Pass in Xinjiang, and will pass Kazakhstan before reaching Perm in Russia. The trip covers about 6,360 kilometers and takes 10 days, 30 days less than the previous sea route. (Xinhua/Wang Bo)

  • Hu Tianhong, driver of a new China-Europe freight train service linking Russia with Golmud in Qaidam Basin, northwest China's Qinghai Province, drives the train away from Golmud, Aug. 20, 2017. The train, loaded with containers of chemical, left China through the Alataw Pass in Xinjiang, and will pass Kazakhstan before reaching Perm in Russia. The trip covers about 6,360 kilometers and takes 10 days, 30 days less than the previous sea route. (Xinhua/Wang Bo)

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