China inaugurates first fully electrified bullet train in Tibet, near Indian border


China on June 25, 2021, operationalized its first completely energized slug train in the distant Himalayan locale of Tibet, interfacing the commonplace capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, which is a deliberately found Tibetan bordertown near Arunachal Pradesh.

The 435.5 km Lhasa-Nyingchi segment of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway has been initiated by the country in front of the century festivities of the Ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) on July 1, 2021.

As indicated by the state-run Xinhua news office, the primary electric rail route in Tibet Autonomous Region opened on the morning of June 25, connecting Lhasa with Nyingchi as ‘Fuxing’ shot trains enter the authority procedure on the level district.

• The Sichuan-Tibet Railway by China will be the second rail line into Tibet after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.

• The train will go through the Southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which is one of the world’s most topographically dynamic regions.

• The Sichuan-Tibet Railway will begin from Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province. It will go through Ya’an and will enter Tibet by means of Qamdo. The rail will abbreviate the excursion from Chengdu to Lhasa from 48 hours to 13 hours.