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China to begin construction of key section of Sichuan Tibet railway this year

January 5, 2019 7:43 am0 comments
China to begin construction of key section of Sichuan Tibet railway this year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan04’19) – Tibet’s key role in China’s globally ambitious Belt and Road Initiative is set to come into play with the expected beginning of the construction of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway in late 2019. Actually the construction has been underway at a hectic pace from both the ends since 2014. […]

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Track laying begun for Yarlung Tsangpo cross-river bridge of Sichuan-Tibet Railway

November 30, 2018 12:41 am0 comments
Track laying begun for Yarlung Tsangpo cross-river bridge of Sichuan-Tibet Railway

(TibetanReview.net, Nov29, 2018) – Chinese engineers and labourers are braving the cold and racing against time to expedite the completion of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway, reported atimes.com Nov 27. Dubbed by Beijing as the most challenging railway project in the world, President Xi Jinping had on Oct 10 called for its […]

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President Xi pushes for speedy completion of Sichuan-Tibet Railway

October 13, 2018 1:11 am0 comments
President Xi pushes for speedy completion of Sichuan-Tibet Railway

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – While it was previously reported that a significant Tibet stretch of the otherwise under-construction Sichuan-Tibet Railway project was yet to move beyond the drawing board due to geological complications, Chinese President Xi Jinping has on Oct 10 given the go-ahead for the speedy completion of the […]

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Much of Dartsedo-Nyingtri section of Sichuan-Tibet Railway to be tunnels

September 3, 2018 12:37 am0 comments
Much of Dartsedo-Nyingtri section of Sichuan-Tibet Railway to be tunnels

(TibetanReview.net, Sep02, 2018) – A signification portion of the Kangding-Nyingchi (or Dartsedo-Nyingtri) section of China’s ambitious Sichuan-Tibet Railway will be tunnels, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Aug 31, citing a preliminary study of the section. There will be at least 10 rail tunnels, each longer the 10 km, the report added, […]

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China completes major project of Sichuan-Tibet railway

January 20, 2018 12:04 am0 comments
China completes major project of Sichuan-Tibet railway

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19, 2018) – Reporting progress in the ongoing building of China’s second railway line into Tibet, China said Jan 18 that it had completed on Jan 17 the first super long tunnel on the Sichuan-Tibet railway. The total length of the tunnel, named as Sangzhuling tunnel, is 16.449 kilometres, […]

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