A China-Europe freight train waits for departure at a station in Zhengzhou, capital city of central China's Henan Province, July 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Li An)
China Railway Zhengzhou Group Co., Ltd. has launched a total of six China-Europe freight trains on April 22, setting a new record for the daily operation of Zhengzhou China-Europe freight trains, reported cnr.cn recently.
Specifically, three of the trains departed from Zhengzhou Putian railway station, would pass through Horgos, and finally arrive in Germany, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan respectively. While two of these trains will reach Germany via Alashankou port. Cargo on China-Europe freight train from Luoyang will be transported to Russia through Erenhot.
As of now, the total number of China-Europe freight trains departing from and arriving in Henan has exceeded 6,000, covering more than 130 cities in more than 30 countries worldwide. Zhengzhou has been identified as one of the first batch of China-Europe freight train assembly centers by the state.
Recently, Henan has accelerated its construction of an international logistics channel connecting the Eurasian continent. Besides, a batch of Henan-specific brands such as digital trains and constant temperature trains have developed rapidly.