Freight Train on New China-Myanmar Route of International Railway Launched

 

It is reported that a freight train on China-Myanmar New Route (Chongqing-Linchang-Myanmar) of International Railway departed from Yueqing station, Guoyuan port in Chongqing on 23 May. According to the announcement of the Embassy of China to Myanmar, the freight train carrying goods will arrive in Mandalay within 15 days.

It is estimated that the freight train loaded with 60 standard containers including machinery equipment, extra electronic components, and spare parts of automobile and motorcycle, will arrive in Mandalay, Myanmar, through the Lingchang border checkpoint in Yunnan Province within 15 days, with road and rail-based transportation system.

The shipping time between Chongqing and Myanmar will be 20 days shorter than the traditional method. Moreover, it will be reduced the capital flow of goods by 20 percent.

It is reported that the freight trains running on new China-Myanmar route (Chongqing-Linchang-Myanmar) of International Railway will transport goods of Myanmar to Indochina Peninsula such as Laos, Thailand and Malaysia through Chongqing, in addition to, the freight trains will head to Central Eurasia.

  • A freight train on China-Myanmar New Route (Chongqing-Linchang-Myanmar) of International railway departed from Yueqing station, Guoyuan port in Chongqing on 23 May. According to the announcement of the Embassy of China to Myanmar, the freight train carrying goods will arrive in Mandalay within 15 days.
  • The freight trains running on new China-Myanmar route (Chongqing-Linchang-Myanmar) of International Railway will transport goods of Myanmar to Indochina Peninsula such as Laos, Thailand and Malaysia through Chongqing, in addition to, the freight trains will head to Central Eurasia.
engdate: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 16:00
month: 
May, 2022