Digital Infrastructure, Liminality, and World-Making Via Asia| On the Block Train: Rethinking Block Technologies on the YuXinOu Express

Tsvetelina Hristova, Brett Neilson, Ned Rossiter


A special kind of freight train connects China to Europe: the YuXinOu express. Contrasting blockchain technologies with the YuXinOu block train, this article examines how the concept and technolegal operation of the block intersects with the geopolitics of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.


logistics, blockchain, block train, Belt and Road Initiative, China, Europe

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