Khorgos East Gate

6,000 China-Europe trains via Khorgos mark important milestone

Image: Kazakh government

On Monday, 8 November, a train leaving the Khorgos dry port in Kazakhastan marked the 6,000 train trip through this border point in 2022. The milestone was reached more than a month earlier than last year, showing that Silk Road traffic is still growing, alas, a bit slower than expected due to several supply chain challenges.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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