China's beauty by rail

Updated: 2015-12-08 10:09


China's beauty by rail

A section of Qinghai-Tibet Railway. [Photo/IC]

 Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the longest railway with the highest altitude in the world, finally connected Tibet by rail when it opened to traffic on July 1, 2006.

 The 1,956-km line extends from Xining, capital in Northwest China's Qinghai province in the east to Lhasa in the south.

Read more: What has the Qinghai-Tibet Railway contributed to Tibet?