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Freight from China in 16 days

Postby zildjian » 16 Jan 2017 22:15

Chinese train

'Due to arrive on Wednesday, the train will have passed through China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France before crossing under the Channel and arriving in the east end of London at Barking rail freight terminal'

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Re: Freight from China in 16 days

Postby zildjian » 16 Jan 2017 22:43

Russia has a different gauge, the container freight would just need lifting from one to another carriage but not sure about the train itself so mostly publicity as not practical perhaps
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Re: Freight from China in 16 days

Postby rubberrat » 18 Jan 2017 14:18

Be nice to have a Motorail back the other way.Would be cool to explore East without the long overland drive out there
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Re: Freight from China in 16 days

Postby zildjian » 18 Jan 2017 15:31

featured on this mornings news in actual fact, I think its kind of ambitious considering the logistics of it travelling through Russia as well but proves at least the concept is there
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Re: Freight from China in 16 days

Postby Alexd » 22 Jan 2017 17:54

hopefully loading up the wagons with all the cheap tools made from chocolate :o to return for refund
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Re: Freight from China in 16 days

Postby derestrictor » 20 Jul 2017 09:29

This was on news couple of days ago
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/china/belt- ... ad-n757756
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