Shigatse to Lhasa Railway May Open Next Month

It will bring convenience to visitors if Shigatse (Xigaze in Chinese) to Lhasa Railway may be open next month and. It carries trains at an average of 120 kilometers per hour and reduces the travel time to only two hours from the original over 5 hours. Tests of Shigatse to Lhasa Railway have been completed.

The Lhasa-Shigatse Railway is a 253 kilometers spur of the sky road-Qinghai-Tibet Railway which runs from Xining, Qinghai, to Lhasa, Tibet, and includes 13 stations with altitudes rangi…

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