The Chinese company CRSCSC launched the first refrigerated container train in Xinjiang along the promising route Khorgos Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Northwest China - Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, East China.
The length of the composition with 40 containers, loaded with 1.16 thousand tons of concentrated juice, reaches 620 m.
A new railway route will allow local companies to reduce logistics costs.
The Khorgos railway checkpoint is located 670 km from the city of Urumqi, the administrative center of the XUAR. It once was an important node on the ancient "Silk Road".
In the first five months of this year, the volume of cargo turnover through the Khorgos checkpoint increased by 70% year-on-year.