A total of 810 China-Europe freight trains passed through the border crossing of Erenhot in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region between 1 January and 9 June of this year, an increase of 23.7 percent year-on-year, according to the local railway operator.
Among them, the number of outbound trains during the period was 340, up 16 percent year-on-year, while 470 inbound trains were recorded, up 29.8 percent, according to the China Railway Hohhot Group.
The trains carried a total of 83,412 TEUs (20 foot containers) of cargo, up 41.4 percent year-on-year, the group said.
The Erenhot Crossing is the largest land crossing on the border between China and Mongolia. So far, there are 36 routes of China-Europe freight trains via the land crossing.