Specifically, the Railway Corporation said that this train transports goods such as textiles, footwear, and electronics. The train consists of 23 40-foot containers, the initial starting point is from Yen Vien international intermodal station to Zhengzhou (China), then this train will be connected to the Asia-Europe train to reach the destination of the passenger. submit.
In the context of the complicated development of the Covid epidemic and the tendency of a global outbreak, international sea transport is facing extremely difficult times. Therefore, the optimal choice at the moment is rail transport – an effective method to transport goods from Vietnam to the European region.
Currently, the Vietnamese railway industry and its European partners are starting to organize transportation and develop plans. Of which, there are 8 departures from Vietnam every month. The whole journey has a total estimated transit time of 25 – 27 days.
Previously, Vietnam Railways also provided package logistics services to customers as well as providing container transportation services by rail between Vietnam and China; transit to Russia, Europe, ASEAN countries and Central Asian countries.
A representative of the railway industry said that the successful organization of a train from Vietnam to Belgium will continue to open up new opportunities for the formation of rail transport routes deep into Europe in addition to the ones already operated. to Germany, Poland…
Regarding this issue, Mr. Nguyen Hoang Thanh, Deputy General Director of Ratraco said, it is expected that on July 27, the second group will depart at Yen Vien station with electronic products and on 3/8. 3 will start. Trains arrive at the destination station on time, with reasonable transportation costs, thanks to the advantage of an efficient international rail connection system, so intermodal rail transport is increasingly developing and growing.