Freight train arrives in UK from China
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First freight train from China arrives in London

The first freight train from China to the UK arrives in London, having crossed seven countries in 18 days.

The train left the city of Yiwu, on China's east coast, travelling 7,500 miles (12,000km), before arriving at a freight depot in Barking.

It delivered 34 containers of clothes and High Street goods.

  • 18 Jan 2017
  • From the section UK
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