Silk Road route back in business as China train rolls into London

The first Chinese train, which originated from Yiwu, the world’s biggest bazaar, rumbled into London this month after completing a 7,456 mile journey through eight countries. London joins a group of 14 cities including Madrid and Hamburg now being served by China Railroad, as the One Belt One Road, the modern day version of the Silk Road and China’s monumental push to redefine the economic and geopolitical relationships in Eurasia, continues to expand unabated.

Full article: http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nation/China-launches-first-freight-train-to-London/shdaily.shtml

2 thoughts on “Silk Road route back in business as China train rolls into London

  1. Chris Hoff

    On the return trip, what happens if a Londoner on his home commute gets on the wrong train?

    • Editor Post author

      Would be similar to someone who years ago boarded while drunk a plane in San Fran bound for Auckland, New Zealand, thinking he was flying to Oakland, CA. A hell of a ride.

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