China-Laos Railway, with a length of 1,035 kilometers, runs between Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province and the Lao capital Vientiane on a 10-hour trip. It is a docking project between the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and Laos' strategy to convert itself from a landlocked country to a land-linked hub. It is also a cross-border railway project that is mainly funded and constructed by China and linked to China's domestic rail system, with full application of Chinese technical standards and China-produced equipment.
Hungary-Serbia Railway is a flagship project designed to demonstrate cooperation between China and Central and Eastern Europe. When construction completes, the 350-kilometer line will connect Budapest, the capital of Hungary, and Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, with a designed maximum speed of 200 km per hour. A section linking Belgrade, Serbia's capital and its second-largest city of Novi Sad, started operation on March 19, reducing travel time from 90 to 30 minutes.
Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway is a flagship project of China-Indonesia cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative. With a total length of 142 kilometers, the railway connects Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, and Bandung, the capital of Indonesia's West Java province. With a design speed of 350 km per hour, it is expected to cut the journey between the two places from more than three hours to around 40 minutes.
Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway is a flagship project of China-Africa cooperation and a demonstration project of the Belt and Road Initiative. The 480-km rail line, linking Mombasa, the largest port in East Africa, to Kenya's capital Nairobi, opened to traffic in 2017. It is a modern railway built with adoption of Chinese standards, technology, and China-produced equipment.
Peljesac Bridge, 2,440 meters in length and 22.5 meters in width, spans over Mali Ston Bay of the Adriatic Sea to connect the Croatian mainland and the Peljesac Peninsula of its southernmost Dubrovnik-Neretva County. It is by far the largest transport infrastructure project ever since the establishment of China-Croatia diplomatic ties and is regarded as a model of tripartite cooperation among China, Croatia and the European Union (EU).
As a major piloting project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Gwadar Port has witnessed continuous progress in recent years in terms of port construction, free zone development, infrastructure building, and social and livelihood project construction.
As a flagship project of Belt and Road cooperation, China-Europe freight train service offers a new logistics channel between Asia and Europe. The trains now reach 200 cities in 24 European countries through 82 routes, forming a transport network covering the whole of Europe.
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