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Main structure completed in Nyingchi station of Lhasa-Nyingchi railway

By: Xinhua
Updated: June 10, 2020

 

Photo taken on Dec.23, 2018 shows a construction site on the Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region. [Photo/Xinhua]

 
The main structure of the Nyingchi railway station in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region was completed Saturday, marking new progress in the construction of a major railway linking regional capital Lhasa and Nyingchi.
 
The Nyingchi station adopts a design combining both modern and traditional Tibetan architectural styles, according to China Railway Construction Engineering Group, which undertakes the project.
 
The Lhasa-Nyingchi railway is 435 km long, 75 percent of which are bridges and tunnels. It has a designed speed of 160 km per hour. It is expected to be completed and put into operation in 2021.