Over 7 thousand container trains passed through Kazakhstan in 2020
Last year, freight traffic between Kazakhstan and China amounted to over 19.5 million tons, reports Railway Supply magazine with reference to the press service of JSC “NC“ KTZ ”. Compared to 2019, shipping increased by 24%. The volume of traffic from Kazakhstan to China increased by 34%, back – by 9%.
Last year, railway workers at border stations set a record for the average daily exchange of freight trains. Through the Dostyk-Alashankou border crossing, 18 trains were transferred per day instead of 16, through the Altynkol-Khorgos border crossing – 8 trains per day instead of 5.
More than 7000 container trains traveled through the territory of Kazakhstan last year in transit traffic, which is 39% more than in 2019. Including about 4800 container trains sent in the direction of China – Europe — China with the increase of 55%.
The route speed of container trains in the direction of China – Europe reached 1152 kilometers per day, which is 4% higher compared to 2019.
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