Through the station Dostyk headed container train from China to the UK
Through the station Dostyk has successfully implemented the first container train from Yiwu city of Zhejiang province in Eastern China to the UK.
The attractiveness of this route for the partners of JSC NC "Kazakhstan Temir Joly" due to the quality of logistics services provided in local station.
In 2016, through the station Dostyk, running the full range of operations for reception and departure of trains crossing the state border, proceeded 1100 container trains.
A container train dispatched from China to the UK will overcome the distance of 12 thousand kilometers and will pass through the territories of Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium, and France. Expected journey time 18 days.
The train is composed of 44 containers with consumer goods.
The UK became the 18th European country which China has established direct rail links. China is expanding its rail transport in European countries in the framework of the program "New silk way".