First rail freight service to China departs UK

The first rail freight service British goods from the UK to China has departed on its 17-day, 7,500-mile journey. British goods including soft drinks, vitamins and baby products are in the 30 containers carried by the train, which will be a regular service.

After going through the Channel Tunnel, the train will pass through seven other countries before arriving on 27 April, 2017. They are France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan. 
Takeaways from above News-
  • First rail freight service British goods from the UK to China has departed
  • The train will pass through seven other countries which are France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan. 

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Source- The Hindu

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