Guangdong Foshan city starts building 741-acre railway freight yard
Update Time£º2012-11-4 From: Internet
NANHAI (Danzao) Logistics Centre, together with Guangzhou-Zhuhai Railway Foshan freight station as its core facility, has broken ground in becoming the largest railway cargo logistics facility in Guangdong's Foshan city, Xinhua reports.
The facility will cover 300 hectares (741 acres), costing CNY6 billion (US$951.2 million). The first phase of the freight yard will cover 26 hectares and have an annual capacity of 600,000 tonnes. After the second phase is completed, its capacity will be raised to eight million tonnes.
The logistics centre will mainly focus on the processing, distribution and trading of steel and aims to become one of the major steel logistics facilities in China.