London joins the Silk Road as UK – China rail freight service sets off

The first rail freight service from the UK to China departed from DP World’s London Gateway on April 10 (Photo: DB Cargo).

UK: The first rail freight service from the UK to China departed from the rail terminal at DP World’s London Gateway port in Essex on April 10, carrying containers containing exports including soft drinks, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, baby products and whisky.

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