GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BEIJING, Jan 3 (FAM) – China on Sunday launched its first freight train to London, the 15th city in Europe, the China Railway Corporation said.

Departing from Yiwu West Railway Station in eastern Zhejiang Province, the train, which is the China-Europe freight train services, will travel for about 18 days and more than 12,000 kilometers before reaching its destination in Britain.