500th China-Europe freight train departs Wuhan
The freight train X8017/8 loaded with electronic components, garments, daily necessities and electronic products, produced by enterprises in Wuhan and the cities in the Yangtze River Delta and the Pearl River Delta regions, set off from Wujiashan Station and headed for Hamburg, Germany, on August 31. This was the 500th China-Europe freight train departing from Wuhan since it began operations on October 24, 2012.
The China-Europe freight trains transport not only industrial products manufactured in Wuhan and other cities in Hubei, including optoelectronic products, mobile phones and garments, to European and Asian countries, but also agricultural products. The crawfish from Jingzhou and Qianjiang as well as Yichang oranges have become more popular among Europeans.