Tibet by Train
INTRODUCTION TO TIBET BY TRAIN
The Qinghai-Tibet Railway line connects Lhasa (Tibet) with six Chinese cities namely Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Xining and Lanzhou. The first train set off from Beijing to cover 48 hours journey on 1st July 06 and reached Lhasa on 3rd July darting across several high passes, the highest being Tanggula pass at 5,072 meter. The world’s highest railway line boasts high-tech engineering and luxurious pressurized train cars are used to help passengers cope with high altitude.