A new ‘silk road’ linking Germany and China

A new ‘silk road’ linking Germany and China

One of the world's longest railways - a "modern-day silk road" - covers some 11,000 kilometres en route from the Chinesee megacity of Chongqing to Duisburg, a key commercial hub in western Germany. It's an industrial marvel lauded by both nations as AFP's Estelle Peard discovered.