To commence the construction of the Hungarian section of the railway to Serbia, a ceremony was held in the city of Kiskunhalash in the south of Hungary.

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The ceremony was attended by Minister of Innovation and Technology of Hungary Laszlo Palkovic, Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure of Serbia Tomislav Momirovic and Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Hungary Eti Dayuy, reports the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to Railinsider.

The report notes that the Hungary-Serbia railway is a flagship project of cooperation between China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

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The railway will facilitate the interconnection of Hungary and Serbia with other regions of Europe, will help the two countries to create regional transport and logistics hubs, will become an impetus for the construction of infrastructure in Europe and the economic development of regions along the railway, and is also important for deepening Chinese-European mutually beneficial cooperation.

Laszlo Palkovic called the modernization and reconstruction of railways a priority for the future transport development of Hungary, and the Hungarian section of the railroad is one of the key investment projects of the government.

“The Hungary-Serbia railway will help transform Hungary into a regional transport and logistics hub and strengthen trade and economic ties between Europe and China,” the minister said.

It is noted that the Hungary-Serbia railway with a total length of 350 km is an exemplary project of cooperation between China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, as well as an example of combining Chinese railway technologies and equipment with EU technical standards.

As previously reported, Hungary is modernizing the last single-track section of the railway on the border with Romania.

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