Recently, Xinjiang railway's border stations have been very busy in transportation, with 11 CRE trains leaving and 5 entering China via Alataw Pass border station per day respectively and 8CRE trains leaving and 1 entering China via Horgos border station per day respectively. The number of CRE trains in operation has steadily increased.
Since the beginning of this year, China Railway Urumqi Group Co., Ltd. has made great efforts to play the role of two border stations and the CHINA RAILWAY Express Marshalling Center in Urumqi to unblock the major international through traffic corridor of the New Eurasian Land Bridge.
From January 1 to April 14 of this year, 471 CRE trains left and 297 entered China via Alataw Pass border station, up 35% and 48% year-on-year respectively, and 231 CRE trains left and 79 entered China via Horgos border station, up 57.3% and 66.7% year on year respectively. The CRE trains have played an important role in stabilizing import and export trade and orderly restoring production and living order.
CHINA RAILWAY Express Marshalling Center in Urumqi has given full play to the advantages of CRE trains in fast and all-weather operation. In the process of freight organization, it has scientifically formulated the operation plan of CRE trains according to customer requirements, strengthened the organization of loading and unloading operations, realized fast loading and unloading of CRE trains, and striven to smooth all links of CRE trains such as assembly, loading, coupling and transportation, and thus ensuring the safe and stable operation of CRE trains.
The traffic control office, Alataw Pass border station and Horgos border station of China Railway Urumqi Group Co., Ltd. have accurately carried out traffic control and commanding. They have strengthened the communication and coordination with customs, border inspection agencies, freight forwarding companies and Kazakhstan's railway authority to simplify the transportation and customs clearance procedures and shorten the transshipment time of CRE trains, so as to improve CRE train transportation efficiency and help the export of products made in China.