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Cosco Shipping Lines launches rail service between Ulanqab - Moscow

Cosco Shipping Lines, the container shipping arm of Cosco Shipping Group, has launched a Ulanqab-Moscow rail link through a cooperation with Neimenggu Asia-Europe International Logistics Company.

The first train, carrying 43 containers, departing from Qisumu station of Ulanqab at Neimenggu Autonomous region, will arrive at Moscow within fifteen days.

Neimenggu Asia-Europe International Logistics Company said that the launch of the railway service to Moscow is an extension of China-Europe multi-model transportation service, and will improve the railway transportation service capacity in the region.

Last year, China operated 6,300 trains for China-Europe railway service, an increase of 72% year-on-year.