Belarusian Railway: the volume of container transportation between China and the EU increased 3 times in 2014

In 2014, the Belarusian Railway transported 40 600 20-foot containers on China–EU–China route. In 2013, the figure was 3 times lower.The Belarusian Railway transports transit cargoes in container train from China to a number of European countries, including Germany, Poland and Czech Republic.
In 2014, the total volume of transit transportation amounted to 193 100 20-foot containers.
The Belarusian Railway stays current with a global trend for containerization and implements new relevant projects. In March 2014, a new container train was commenced on China–European Union route under the project for the cooperation between Project Office OTLK LLC and DHL Global Forwarding.
In May 2014, the container train with China cargos made the first run from Wǔhàn (China) to Pardubice (Czech Republic) in East–West direction. In June 2014, the container train connecting Czech Republic and Kazakhstan (Kostanay) entered service. The first cargo was car assembly sets for Hyundai plant.

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