Freight railway service between Hanoi and China’s Jiangxi launched
Freight railway service between Hanoi and China’s Jiangxi launched - Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
A freight train service between Hanoi
and Nanchang city in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangxi was launched on November 22.
A train loaded with auto parts and office equipment departed
from the Henggang Railway Station in Nanchang on the day, marking the launch of the
The total length of the route is more than 1,700 kilometres,
passing through Pingxiang city in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to
The journey will take around five days, 15 days less than
the original route through sea. The cost is only half that of road transport.
The train service will become regular next year.
The new service is expected to promote economic and trade
cooperation between landlocked Chinese provinces, such as Jiangxi, with