Hotan – Ruoqiang opening completes Taklimakan desert loop

Hotan - Ruoqiang railway

CHINA: The 825 km Hotan – Ruoqiang line in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region opened on June 16. In conjunction with other lines, this completes a 2 769 km railway ring around the Taklimakan desert.

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