Multimodal transport system to see continue growth

Qilu Eurasian freight train started off in Linyi (file picture).

The railway container multimodal transport volume of Shandong province totalled 29.399 million tons from January to September this year, up 34.7% year on year. 1,151 “Qilu” Eurasian freight trains have been opened in the province, an increase of 45.5% over the same period last year, with an import and export value of 9.79 billion yuan. Qingdao Port completed 1.257 million TEU of container sea-rail intermodal transportion, up 21.8% year on year.

The multimodal transport system has been constantly improved in Shandong. At present, there are 33 provincial (including 4 national) demonstration projects in the multimodal transport project library, with 60 participating enterprises. Key ports and the national railway group have realized information exchange and sharing of railway and waterway combined transport.