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China-Europe freight train services see a sharp rise in July

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China-Europe freight train services saw robust growth in July amid a safe and smooth operation, according to China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. on Tuesday.

XinhuaUpdated:  August 3, 2022

China-Europe freight train services saw robust growth in July amid a safe and smooth operation, according to China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. on Tuesday.

The number of China-Europe freight train trips surged by 11 percent year on year to hit a record 1,517 last month.

The freight trains handled 149,000 20-foot equivalent units of goods, up 12 percent from a year ago.

During the first seven months, the number of China-Europe freight train trips rose 3 percent year on year to 8,990. The trains transported a total of 869,000 20-foot equivalent units of goods, an increase of 4 percent from a year ago.

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