On May 26th, 2017, the “Belt and Road” Tianjin-Andijan International Freight Train was successfully launched from Tianjin Xingang Station. The train will leave the Xinjiang Alashankou Port, passing through Kazakhstan and ending in Uzbekistan, Andijan-North Station. The total length of the running line is about 6,000 kilometers and the estimated running time is 15 days.
According to the person in charge of Shenzhen Neptune Logistics Group, the train is full of 52 40-foot standard containers. The products carried by the company are all purchased by Chinese companies in Uzbekistan. This train has reduced the logistics cost of the company by 20%, and greatly shortened the transportation time, and provided great help and support to the customer's project operation.
Uzbekistan is the first populous country in Central Asia. It has a huge market and abundant resources, and its regional transportation hub has a prominent position. More than two thousand years ago, China and Uzbekistan jointly created the miracle of prosperity on the ancient Silk Road and opened up a history of good-neighborly friendship and mutual benefit.
Today, more than two thousand years later, China and Uzbekistan actively promote the in-depth cooperation between the two countries in the fields of culture, investment, economy, trade, energy and agriculture within the framework of the "Belt and Road" cooperation, and comprehensively open a new chapter in China-Ukraine strategic partnership. .
The successful operation of this train has fully utilized the geographical advantages and strategic advantages of Tianjin Port, effectively consolidating the strategic channel leading to Central Asia and even Europe in North China, and will further enhance the regional radiation driving capacity of Tianjin Port and promote regional export-oriented. rapid economic development.