SERBIA: A train with 28 wagons carrying 500 tonnes of Chinese-made equipment for use in the upgrade of the Beograd – Novi Sad line has arrived in Beograd.

The equipment had left the Chinese city of Jinan at end of September, travelling 10 500 km via Mongolia, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary.

The arrival of the train in Beograd on October 24 was watched by President Aleksandar Vučić, Minister of Construction, Transport & Infrastructure Zoran Mihajlović, China’s deputy Minister of Commerce Qian Keming and Chinese ambassador to Serbia Chen Bo.