WORLD Some 5,660 tonnes of medical supplies shipped from Wuhan to Europe in 2020

WORLD

Some 5,660 tonnes of medical supplies shipped from Wuhan to Europe in 2020

Xinhua

16:58, January 03, 2021

China-Europe freight trains departing from central China's Wuhan, Hubei Province, transported some 5,660 tonnes of anti-epidemic medical supplies to European countries in 2020, according to China Railway's Wuhan branch.

The first China-Europe freight train departs from Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province to Belgrade, capital of the Republic of Serbia, May 9, 2020. /CFP

The trains carried 770 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of supplies, including masks, protective suits and ventilators to Germany, Serbia, Poland and other countries last year, said China Railway Wuhan Group Co., Ltd.'s Liu Fangzhi.

Wuhan witnessed 215 China-Europe freight train trips in 2020.

The China-Europe freight train service has remained a reliable transportation channel amid the COVID-19 pandemic across the two continents.

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