2020-10-22 03:34:18 source:
October 18, 8:25, loaded with small household appliances, clothing, food, digital products, and other e-commerce items, X115 express train sirens its departure from Hangzhou Xiaoshan station for its destination, Guangzhou, a city 1500 kilometers away from Hangzhou. The express is expected to arrive at 22 o's time on the same day in Guangzhou Luxi station. From the next day, the Hangzhou-Guangzhou X115/6 express train will be running back and forth between the two cities. This is the fourth pair of an express train in China in addition to the existing Beijing-Shanghai, Beijing-Guangzhou, Shanghai-Shenzhen express train lines, it’s also the first freight express train between Zhejiang and Guangdong provinces, mainly serving the e-commerce express goods transport between the two provinces, opening a new channel of Zhejiang-Guangdong e-commerce express.
Hangzhou-Guangzhou X115/6 express train is the first regular express train between the two provinces of Zhejiang and Guangdong, has a maximum operating speed of 160 kilometers per hour and the initial shipment of 13 XL25T-type special vehicles. Each carriage can load up to 20 tons, which means more than 7000 pieces of e-commerce cargo: this transport capacity is equivalent to more than 30 freight cars (9 meters, 6 van). The entire running time of the express is about 13 and a half hours.
According to Huang Jian, Operations Director of China Railway Express Co., Ltd. and General Manager of Shanghai Branch: "X115/6 express trains run daily between Hangzhou and Guangzhou in accordance with the operating mode of passenger trains, departing in the morning, arriving in the evening, heading towards its destination directly without any station standing in between. The advantages include free from the influence of the weather, safe and convenient, punctual, large volume transportation, eco-friendly, and so on. It is the preferred mode of mass transportation of e-commerce goods. "
In the opening organization, the Railway Shanghai Bureau Group and China Railway Express Co., Ltd. work together to transform the facilities of the starting station Hangzhou Xiaoshan, set up cargo sorting equipment, loading and unloading tools scientifically, use containerization, pre-position of security check and other ways to improve operational efficiency. China Railway Shunfeng International Express Co., Ltd., as a supplier of partners, strengthens thousands of outlets collection and distribution organizations in Hangzhou, Jinhua, Shaoxing, Ningbo, Jiaxing, and other cities around, thus ensures the distribution of express line e-commerce goods.
In China, the Yangtze River Delta and Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao Bay Area are the active areas in terms of e-commerce development, with frequent daily e-commerce circulation of huge quantities. In order to serve the main body of domestic large cycle, and the new development pattern of a double-circle system of domestic and international mutual promotion, the railway sector in China's e-commerce town Hangzhou and the reform and opening-up frontier city Guangzhou sets up express e-commerce lines, provides a railway transport program for the circulation of inter-regional e-commerce goods actively. This measurement is of profound significance in promoting the development of the e-commerce logistics industry, fastening the process of express industry transport "from-public-to-rail", reducing logistics costs, improving the people's e-commerce network-shopping experience, and so on.
(Edited by Ye Ke, translated by Wu Hongjie)