First container train links China to Middle East
Updated: 2016-01-29 08:34
The first regular container train linking China to the Middle East pulls out of the west railway station of Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang province, Jan 28, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]
The train will exit China through Alataw Pass in Xinjiang, the westmost Chinese region, and pass through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan before reaching its destination Tehran.
Company president Feng Xubin said it will take the train 14 days to complete the 10,399 kilometers journey.