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Xi’an-Baku international freight train opens

Updated: 2019-07-09

An international freight train originating from Xi'an has arrived in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan recently, marking the opening of the rail-sea multimodal transport route across the Caspian Sea to Baku.

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The arrival ceremony for the Xi'an-Baku international freight train is held at Sumqayit Station, Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. [Photo/ishaanxi.com]

The Xi'an-Baku international freight train departed from Xinzhu Station in Xi'an International Trade and Logistics (ITL) Park on June 18, carrying about 1,000 metric tons of goods, such as machinery, equipment, and household appliances, with a value of 2 million yuan ($290,296.83).

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Gao Gao (L1), deputy mayor of Xi'an, attends the arrival ceremony for the Xi'an-Baku international freight train. [Photo/ishaanxi.com]

The train will not only improve the construction of Xi'an Port's open logistics channel to west China, but also provide new channels for trade and economic development between China and Azerbaijan.

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Many officials attend the arrival ceremony for the Xi'an-Baku international freight train. [Photo/ishaanxi.com]