At 9 am on June 10, the COSCO SHIPPING “Wuhan-Germany Special Train for COVID-19 Epidemic Prevention and Control Materials”, loaded with 50 carriages of goods produced by enterprises in Hubei Province, departed from Wujiashan Railway Container Station for Germany.
The train is expected to arrive in Duisburg and Hamburg in 15 days via the Alataw Pass. The goods carried by the train include masks, gauze, protective coveralls, surgical gowns, optical cables, carbon powder, baby strollers and wheelchairs. Among them, thirty-five 40-feet containers were loaded with 303.8 tons of medical supplies, including masks, protective coveralls and surgical gowns, which will be directly used for COVID-19 prevention and control in Germany and other European countries.
The Wuhan Branch of COSCO SHIPPING Lines and Wuhan Sanlly Container Service were responsible for cargo solicitation. After learning about the urgent needs of some customers due to the spread of the COVID-19, the two sides coordinated transportation resources by working with related enterprises and authorities, and successfully applied for a special train for products of local medical enterprises. Thanks to their adequate preparations in various aspects, the train pulled out of the station as planned.