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MILAN, Jun 15 (FAM) – A new rail freight service will link Northern Italy and China from September, according to a report by Italian business and news service Milano Finanza, becoming the second China-Italy rail freight service to launch this year.
Operated by Chinese company Changjiu Logistics, it will connect the northern Italian town of Mortara, around 40km southwest of Milan, with the capital of southwest China’s Sichuan province, Chengdu.
The report said DB Cargo would run the service in Europe, which will be largely dedicated to transporting cars at first. But Changjiu Logistics eventually hopes to branch out into other sectors like fashion, furniture, electronics and food.