China Communications Construction Co., Ltd. (CCCC) recently signed the contract for the Novi Sad-Subotica-Kelebia (border) section in Serbia of the Belgrade-Budapest railway, during the Seventh Leaders' Meeting of China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC).
The Belgrade-Budapest railway is the flagship project of China-CEEC cooperation and is also a landmark project for the construction of the Belt and Road between China and Europe.
The section of the signed contract is 107 kilometers long and will be constructed by CCCC and China Railway International Group.
The section starts from Novi Sad passenger terminal and to the north reaches the Serbian-Hungarian border Kelebia village close to Subotica city in Serbia.
With a designed speed of 200 kilometers per hour, the project will adopt the current Serbian standards in design and construction.