China has just launched one of the world’s longest train routes, from the far eastern tip of the country to London. The freight train now runs across an 18 day – 12,000 kilometer track across seven countries. its eastern tip all the way to London. The freight train flagged off on Sunday, will travel over 12,000km across seven countries before arriving at its destination 18 days later.
New Silk Road
News from this week reveals a great promise that may finally come to pass for the people of one of the world’s most interesting countries. Growing direct foreign investment and the potential of the so-called “New Silk Road” could transform the central Asian region.