Railway Brings New Era for Tibet – Michael Bristow

BBC carried Michael Bristow’s report on the effects of the railway line linking to China in its first year of existence.

Lhasa’s railway cargo depot lies at the end of a partly-paved road, full of potholes, around 20km (12.5 miles) outside the Tibetan capital.

Scurrying to and fro along its platforms, uniformed workers unload everything from construction materials to incense….[Full Text]

[Image: Business is benefiting from the new rail connection, via BBC]

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