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First freight train departs China for Europe since Spring Festival

By Liu Kun in Wuhan and Ye Zizhen | | Updated: 2021-02-18 14:28
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The first China-Europe freight train since the Chinese New Year departs from Wujiashan station in Wuhan, Hubei province on Feb 13. [Photo by Wang Hongyang/for]

Loaded with surgical masks, protective suits and surgical suits, the first China-Europe freight train since Spring Festival headed toward the port of Malaszewicze of Poland from Wujiashan railway station in Wuhan, Hubei province on Feb 13.

The train, which measures at 13 twenty-foot equivalent units, was also loaded with 670 tons of electronic products, auto parts and medical supplies produced by enterprises in Hubei, assisting European countries in the fight against COVID-19.

The train goes through Hanxi-Danjiang railway in Hubei and Jiaozuo-Liuzhou railway in North China, departing the country from Alataw Pass in Xinjiang Uygur autunomous region. It is expected to arrive in Poland around Feb 28.

This is the 17th China-Europe freight train departing from Wuhan this year. Before the Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb 26, another 3 freight trains are expected to depart from Wujiashan station, delivering more Chinese products to European countries.

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