Qinghai-Tibet Railway Set To Begin Trial Operations : Nieuwsfoto's

Qinghai-Tibet Railway Set To Begin Trial Operations

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GANGCHA COUNTY, CHINA - JUNE 17: (CHINA OUT) A freight train runs on the Xining-Golmud section of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, on June 17, 2006 in Gangcha County of Qinghai Province, China. The Qinghai-Tibet railway will begin trial operations on July 1 and schedule has been set for the first five trains to Tibet via the new railway, an official with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company said. The 1,956-kilometer-long (about 1,215 miles) Qinghai-Tibet railway, linking Xining, capital of Qinghai Province, with Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, is the world's highest and longest plateau railroad and also the first railway connecting Tibet with other parts of China. Some 960 kilometers (576 miles) of its track are located 4,000 meters (13,120 feet) above sea level and the highest point is 5,072 meters (16,636 feet), according to state media. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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GANGCHA COUNTY, CHINA - JUNE 17: (CHINA OUT) A freight train runs on the Xining-Golmud section of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, on June 17, 2006 in Gangcha County of Qinghai Province, China. The Qinghai-Tibet railway will begin trial operations on July 1 and schedule has been set for the first five trains to Tibet via the new railway, an official with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company said. The 1,956-kilometer-long (about 1,215 miles) Qinghai-Tibet railway, linking Xining, capital of Qinghai Province, with Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, is the world's highest and longest plateau railroad and also the first railway connecting Tibet with other parts of China. Some 960 kilometers (576 miles) of its track are located 4,000 meters (13,120 feet) above sea level and the highest point is 5,072 meters (16,636 feet), according to state media. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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freight train runs on the XiningGolmud section of the QinghaiTibet... Nieuwsfoto's 71231055Bovenlichaam,China,Chinese cultuur,Doorsnede,Goederentrein,Human interest,Qinghai Provincie,Spoorlijn,Trein,VrachtvervoerPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2006 China PhotosGANGCHA COUNTY, CHINA - JUNE 17: (CHINA OUT) A freight train runs on the Xining-Golmud section of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, on June 17, 2006 in Gangcha County of Qinghai Province, China. The Qinghai-Tibet railway will begin trial operations on July 1 and schedule has been set for the first five trains to Tibet via the new railway, an official with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company said. The 1,956-kilometer-long (about 1,215 miles) Qinghai-Tibet railway, linking Xining, capital of Qinghai Province, with Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, is the world's highest and longest plateau railroad and also the first railway connecting Tibet with other parts of China. Some 960 kilometers (576 miles) of its track are located 4,000 meters (13,120 feet) above sea level and the highest point is 5,072 meters (16,636 feet), according to state media. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)