CHINA-EUROPE freight train services surged by 18 per cent in August, compared to the same month last year, hitting a record-high 1,585 trips, according to the China State Railway Group Co Ltd, reports Xinhua.
About 154,000 TEU of goods were shipped through the freight trains in August, up 19 per cent from a year ago, according to the company.
During the first eight months of the year, the number of China-Europe freight train trips rose 5 per cent year on year to 10,575. The trains transported a total of 1.02 million TEU of goods, an increase of 6 per cent from a year ago.
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