Train traffic between the Chinese province of Hubei and Europe has resumed. On Saturday morning, the first freight train departed from Wuhan since the outbreak of the coronavirus in the Chinese million city.
Formerly considered the epicentre of the outbreak of the deadly lung virus, Wuhan has now shifted its focus to Europe and the United States.
Onboard the train destined for Duisburg, Germany, medical supplies, car parts, electronics and fibre optic cables is among the things that will be included.
The transport is expected to arrive in about fifteen days. The items are then forwarded to various German cities, France, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland.
Last year, 408 freight trains ran between Wuhan and Europe, 195 departed from the Chinese metropolis, 213 times the train came from Europe.