China-Europe freight train trips top 50,000

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Train No. X9041, a China-Europe freight train, gets ready to leave for Kazakhstan from Xi'an International Port in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, April 13, 2021. (Xinhua/Li Yibo)

BEIJING, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The total number of China-Europe freight train trips has exceeded 50,000 as a cargo train left the southwestern city of Chengdu on Saturday, according to China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.

The value of goods transported by the cargo service skyrocketed from 8 billion U.S. dollars in 2016 to 74.9 billion U.S. dollars in 2021, an increase of more than 9 times, said the company.  ■

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