New Sino-Russian Freight Rail Leaving From Shilong

New Sino-Russian Freight Rail

On April 22, the first Sino-Russian two-way block train, departed from Vorsino, Russia loaded with corn, soy beans and cooking oil. It will arrive in Shilong 17 days later, after nearly 12,000 kilometers. Meanwhile, the first train filled with home appliances, shoes, lights, clothes and leather goods left Shilong on April 11. It marked the official opening of the two-way block train, strengthening Dongguan’s position as an important hub in Guangdong’s “One Belt and One Road” project (the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road).