‘Orient Express’ set to return

A re-run of the China Rail train service between China and and the UK is set to place  – this time in the return direction from the UK.The return train back to China will depart DP World London Gateway's rail terminal on 10 April. China Railway subsidiary CRIMT, DB Schenker, InterRail Group and Yiwu Timex Industrial Investment, operated a first service from Yiwu in China to Barking, arriving on 18 January. ... [+]

All aboard for Barking

China Rail operated its first through freight service to the UK on 3 January when the first in what is billed as a weekly service departed Yiwu, in eastern Zhejiang province. The intermodal train was expected to take two weeks to cover the 12,000 mile route via the Channel Tunnel ... [+]

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