Lhasa Railway Station ready for receiving passengers
GOV.cn Friday, June 30, 2006


The characters in both Chinese and Tibetan writings of the Lhasa railway station is seen in this picture taken at the Lhasa railway station in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region June 29, 2006. The newly completed Qinghai-Tibet railway starting from Xining, the provincial capital of Qinghai, and ending in Lhasa, is due to open to traffic on July 1. The railway station in Lhasa has been ready for receiving the first passenger train expected to arrive on Saturday night. [Xinhua Photo]



Photo taken on June 29, 2006 shows a view of the Lhasa railway station with wood ornaments in traditional Tibetan style on the windows, in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [Xinhua Photo]



Workers put the final touches for the Lhasa railway station in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 29, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]



Sutra streamers fly in the wind overlooking the platform of the Lhasa Railway Station in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 29, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]



Photo taken on June 30, 2006 shows a view of the two-story hall in traditional Tibetan style at the Lhasa railway station in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [Xinhua Photo]



A worker cleans the chairs in the waiting room of the railway station in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 30, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]



Photo taken on June 30, 2006 shows the platform of the railway station of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [Xinhua Photo]



A policeman stands under the check-in label in Chinese, English and Tibetan characters at the railway station of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 30, 2006.  [Xinhua Photo]



A policeman stands in the corridor of a waiting room at the railway station of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 30, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]


Female Tibetan railway staff members walk outside the railway station of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 30, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]

Editor: Yangtze Yan
Source: Xinhua