GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

CHENGDU, Feb 21 (FAM) – Southwestern China’s city of Chengdu is expected to run 1,000 cargo trains to Europe in 2017, more than double the number last year, the Chengdu International Railway Services Company said Monday.

Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, ran 460 cargo trains to cities in Poland, the Netherlands and Germany last year — more than any other Chinese city.

Chengdu delivered a total of 73,000 tons of goods worth US$1.56 billion in 2016 globally.