Ti­bet to ex­tend rail­ways this year

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

The Ti­bet au­tonomous re­gion will con­tinue to ex­tend its rail­ways in 2019, ac­cord­ing to the on­go­ing sec­ond ses­sion of its 11th Peo­ple’s Con­gress. Ti­bet will con­tinue to en­hance plan­ning and con­struc­tion of the Sichuan-Ti­bet Rail­way and im­prove re­lated ser­vices. It will also ac­cel­er­ate con­struc­tion on the Lhasa-Ny­ingchi sec­tion of the Sichuan-Ti­bet Rail­way, said Qizhala, chair­man of the re­gional gov­ern­ment. Con­struc­tion work on the Lhasa-Ny­ingchi rail­way be­gan in 2014. It will help im­prove the rail­way net­work as well as trans­porta­tion in­fra­struc­ture along the line.

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