Tibet railway opens to Xigaze

The Lhasa - Xigaze railway in Tibet has been formally opened.

CHINA: A 253 km line from Lhasa west to Xigaze was formally opened on August 15, with the first passenger train scheduled to run the following day. The new line will reduce the journey time between Tibet’s capital and second largest city from 4 h by road to around 2 ...

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