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2014 Media Kit
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Container train completes journey between China and Duisburg, Germany

By: | at 01:15 PM | Channel(s): Intermodal  

​The occasion was the strong interest of representatives of the Chinese media and state television in the “Yuxinou” rail connection between Asia and Europe, and the world’s largest inland port, the Port of Duisburg in particular, as the destination.

The train, which needs just 16 days for the journey, is twice as fast as transport on the sea route, but is only half as expensive as air freight.