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First direct train service sets off from China to east London

First direct train service sets off from China to east London*/

– A freight train has set out on the first direct rail service between China and the UK.The train is carrying millions of pounds worth of socks, cloth, bags, and household goods, and is expected to take 18 days to reach its destination of Barking, east London.The train departed from China’s manufacturing capital Yiwu, in the country’s east, on Sunday and will travel more than 7,500 miles across seven countries and through the Channel Tunnel to reach the UK.
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China sends first freight train to London

China sends first freight train to London*/

– (CNN) Time for a long trip along the new silk road.China sent its first freight train to London earlier this week in what is one of the world’s longest train rides.The train left Yiwu West Railway Station in Zhejiang province Sunday and is headed for the British capital, according to Xinhua, China’s state-run news agencyChina Railway Express makes small item freight delivery from Yiwu to #London https://t.co/frVRDn7FaQ pic.twitter.com/fn348bD8LW — People’s Daily,China (@PDChina) January 3, 2017The trip will take two and a half weeks and cover almost 8,000 miles.
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China launches first train service to travel all the way to Britain carrying socks to east London

China launches first train service to travel all the way to Britain carrying socks to east London*/

– China has launched its first ever train service to travel all the way to Britain.The locomotive will cover 7,456 miles and pass through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France before reaching Barking, east London.Filled with £4m worth of goods, including socks, clothes, bags and suitcases, the freight train departed on 1 January, and will take 18 days to complete its journey, reports the Xinhua news agency.
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