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Railway to Lhasa
Dec 21, 2005 04:31
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Does anyone know whether the first passenger trains
start in summmer 2006?
Dec 21, 2005 19:16
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The trial run is supposed in July 1st of 2006:)
Dec 21, 2005 23:33
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Yes,May,you are right!

From Beijing to Lhasa,about 48 hours,you can see Qinghai Lake,Kekexili,Grassland in the train:-)

Dec 22, 2005 09:14
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Thanks for the info! Where did you get the information? Is there an official website of the Chinese Railway in Englisch?
Thnka again!
Dec 22, 2005 19:23
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Sorry, I got the information from this site: http://www.qh.xinhuanet.com/qztlw/
it's Chinese.
Dec 22, 2005 19:29
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Try this site, it's english
http://en.tibet.cn/news/tin/t20051212_77431.htm
Dec 22, 2005 19:38
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And also this one: http://zt.tibet.cn/english/zt/040719_qztl/index.html
English!
Dec 25, 2005 03:58
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May 001, Thank you very much for your info. I could print out the text.
Dec 25, 2005 19:11
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That's all right!! If you have more questions, just let us know!
Mar 7, 2006 02:42
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Hi,
is it possible to travel also onwards to Nepal and India from Lhasa, or does it have to be a round-trip?

Any other suggestions for travelling from China to India with low budget?

Mar 7, 2006 02:46
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I think you can take a bus from Lhasa to Katmandu,and then to India.
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