Train carrying exports to China from southern Binh Duong province debuts hinh anh 1The train carries goods from Binh Duong to China (Photo: 

– Authorities of southern Binh Duong province and the Vietnam
Railways Corporation (VNR) held a ceremony on September 27 to launch an
international multimodal train transporting goods from Song Than station to

The train consists of 19 carriages carrying about 500 tonnes
of tapioca starch. It departed from Song Than station and is scheduled to
arrive in Putian, Zhengzhou in the Chinese
province of Henan on October 5.

It marked the first time the station has been involved in the
local export-import activities.

Speaking at the event, Director of Binh Duong provincial Customs Department Nguyen Tran Hieu said Binh
Duong has risen to the third place nationwide in terms of exports-imports,
about 40% of which has been with China, mostly via waterway and partly by road.

Last year, Song
Than station handled over 1.6 million tonnes of goods, mostly electronic equipment,
automobiles, food, raw materials for production, and products manufactured for
industrial zones in Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Ho Chi Minh City.

of the VNR Board of Members Dang Sy Manh said during the 2025-2030 period, Song Than
station is expected to handle 3.5 million tonnes per year, becoming a major
cargo hub in Vietnam’s railway system.

Once the infrastructure for international multimodal
transport are completed, the VNR will offer daily freight train services and
provide comprehensive export and import cargo services for customers in Binh
Duong and adjacent provinces, he said./.