Beijing to Lhasa: 2 days on the train – Xinhua News Agency

From Xinhua News Agency via Shanghai Daily:

Travelers planning to take the new rail line from to Tibet are advised to bring along a book to pass the time – maybe two.

The 4,064-kilometer trip will take 47 hours and 28 minutes.

Authorities in Beijing yesterday set the timetables for the first trains that will travel to the Tibetan capital Lhasa on the Qinghai-Tibet run, the world’s highest rail line. [Full Text]

See also Beijing-Lhasa train tickets selling fast by China Daily.

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