On March 11, 2020, the Eurasian freight train “China Post Train” with the train number of X8020, left from the west station of Yiwu Port, carrying 100 containers of medical and living supplies to the destination the Spanish capital Madrid, which is more than 13,000 kilometers away. This is the fifth China-Europe train “China Post Special Train” started in Yiwu this year, marking the normalized operation of this service.
On March 27th this year, the Yiwu-Madrid Eurasian freight train was launched. Until right now, a total of 5,207 containers, with a total weight of 1435.55 tons and year-on-year increase more than 8 times, were full with medical supplies and small commodities mail bags, including 1.46 million parcels delivered in April.
From January 1st to May 11th of this year, a total of 145 trains left Yiwu and 12,148 TEUs have been shipped, with an increase of 68.3% year-on-year. After the resumption of production, the shipment volume reached 15 trains per week. Eurasian freight train worked as a pioneer in the field of international logistics filled with foreign trade transformations.
Autor: S.Y. SU