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China Sends First Train On 8,000-Mile Journey To London. Will Take 18 Days To Reach

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China has started its first train service to London from Yiwu.

 

The train will travel for 18 days over more than 7,500 miles (12,000 km) to reach Britain from China, Xinhua said. It will pass through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France before arriving in London.

 

The train is carrying household goods, bags, suitcases and garments, among other items, and will pass through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France before it gets to London.

 

The train journey is one of the world's longest, according to CNN

 

The train is part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision for "One Belt, One Road" -- dubbed by some as the new silk road. It's China's infrastructure initiative, which Xi hopes will improve China's economic ties with Europe, Asia and the Middle East

 

 

This is the first direct rail link between China and Great Britain

 

 

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China Sends First Train On 8,000-Mile Journey To London. Will Take 18 Days To Reach

by Team FUCCHA

  China has started its first train service to London from Yiwu.   The train will travel for 18 days over more than 7,500 miles (12,000 km) to reach Britain from China, Xinhua said. It will pass through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France before arriving in London.   The train is carrying household goods, bags, suitcases and garments, among other items, and will pass through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France before it gets to London.   The train journey is one of the world's longest, according to CNN   The train is p