This CRE train originated from Krasnoyarsk Station in Russia, traveled about 5,700km in 15 days via China, Mongolia and Russia, and finally arrived at Shuangzhai Station of China Railway Qinghai-Tibet Group Co., Ltd. The operation of this CRE train has unveiled a major logistics corridor connecting the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and Russian cities, which is an important measure to promote the connectivity and smooth trade between Qinghai Province and countries along the Silk Road.
"CRE trains have made the world smaller and the trade cooperation among countries closer." said Bai Shuangxi, the Chairman of Qinghai Bolong Logistics Co., Ltd. when seeing the CRE train full of imports successfully arrive at Shuangzhai Station.
China Railway Qinghai-Tibet Group Co., Ltd. and China Railway Container Transport Corp., Ltd. take serving the economic and social development of Qinghai and Tibet as their own responsibilities, actively grasp the new opportunities in the construction of "the Belt and Road Initiative", continuously deepen communication and cooperation between railway sector and local authorities, and strategic cooperation between railway sector and enterprises, give full play to the container's advantages in safety, convenience, green, environmental protection, high speed, large volume and low cost, and actively meet customers' requirements. They have strengthened communication and coordination with local governments, railway authorities and logistics enterprises in Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries along the line, actively established a railway transportation coordination mechanism for the China-Europe corridor, made full efforts to promote the construction of the CRE corridor in Qinghai, and have achieved good social and economic benefits.