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4.3 billion yuan invested in Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway
update:September 23,2016
Sept. 23, 2016 -- According to the Railway Office of Tibet Autonomous Region, by the end of August this year, 4.366 billion yuan has been invested in the Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway, accounting for 72.76% of the annual investment planning.
The total length of Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway is 430 kilometers, while the newly constructed railway is 402 kilometers. The designed speed is 160 kilometers per hour and cargo capacity is 10 million tons. In addition, 9 stations, namely Konggar, Chanang, Zetang, Sangri, Cyaca, Nang County, Miling, Chaoyang and Nyingchi are set up along the whole line.
The construction period is 7 years (2014-2021). By learning from the experience of Qinghai-Tibet Railway and Lhasa-Shigatse Railway, the overall progress is carried out smoothly.
By: Zhi Xinghua
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