Where There’s a Wheel

Beijing Review - - This Week Society -

A new China Rail­way Ex­press train link­ing Rus­sia with Gol­mud in north­west China’s Qing­hai Prov­ince sets off from Gol­mud on Au­gust 20. The train, loaded with chem­i­cal con­tain­ers, left China through the Alataw Pass in Xin­jiang Uygur Au­tonomous Re­gion, and will pass through Kaza­khstan be­fore reach­ing Perm in Rus­sia. The route cov­ers about 6,360 km and takes 10 days, a month less than the pre­vi­ous sea route.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from China

© PressReader. All rights reserved.