Qinghai-Tibet railway to complete rail-laying
GOV.cn 10-07-2005 09:22:01

Track-laying workers for the Qinghai-Tibet railway, which links Tibet with the rest of China, are progressing for the last 1 kilometre tracks to terminal Lhasa railway station on Oct. 6, 2005. The 1,142-km Qinghai-Tibet Railway from Golmud in Qinghai province to Lhasa, is the most elevated rail route in the world, reaching an altitude of up to 5,072m. It will be put into trial operation by July 1, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)


Local people walk on the track of the Qinghai-Tibet railway in China's Tibet Autonomous Region Oct. 6, 2005.(Xinhua Photo)


A railway worker is in charge of the track-laying. The 1,142-km Qinghai-Tibet Railway from Golmud in Qinghai province to Lhasa, is the most elevated rail route in the world, reaching an altitude of up to 5,072m. It will be put into trial operation by July 1, 2006. (Xinhua Photo) 


Tracks of the Qinghai-Tibet railway extend towards Lhasa, capital of China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Track laying for the railway, which links Tibet with the rest of China, will be completed by the end of 2005 and the railway will be put into trial operation by July 1, 2006. (Xinhua Photo)
 
Editor: Zhengyi Hu
Source: Xinhua