Caris asked in 汽車及交通鐵路 · 1 decade ago

some questions about Qinghai-Tibet Railway (10 marks!!!)

What is another name for the Qinghai-Tibet railway?

How long did it take the Chinese government to build this railway?

Sate two most prominent characteristics of this railway.

Name the starting and ending points of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway?

How long is the Qinghai-Tibet railway?

Describe the most impressive scene(s0 in your journey on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.

Plz give me the real answer(Plz & PLz DON'T GIVE ME SOME paragraghs!!

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    What is another name for the Qinghai-Tibet railway?

    The railway is also called Qingzang railway and Qinghai–Xizang railway.

    How long did it take the Chinese government to build this railway?

    It took China about 50 years. China started investigation as early as 1955. Part of the railway was completed in 1984, but the section from Golmud to Lhasa formally started only in 2001, and was finished in 2005. It was officially open on 1 July 2006.

    Sate two most prominent characteristics of this railway.

    (1) The 1,338 m Fenghuoshan tunnel is the highest rail tunnel in the world, at 4,905 m above sea level. (2) The railway includes the Tanggula Pass, which is at 5,072 m above sea level -- the world's highest rail track.

    Name the starting and ending points of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway?

    It starts from Xining (in Qinghai) and ends in Lhasa (in Tibet).

    How long is the Qinghai-Tibet railway?

    The total length is 1,956 km.

    Describe the most impressive scene(s0 in your journey on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.

    (1) Passengers will get queasy and excited when getting around the Tanggula Mountain pass, which is more than 5000 meters above sea level.

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    (2) The train ride also offers great views of snowy mountains before cutting through Hoh Xil. Then it darts through the grasslands of northern Tibet before arriving in Lhasa. It's a fascinating experience looking out of the window.

    2008-01-24 14:49:37 補充:

    參考資料:http://www.cctv.com/english/20070725/106263_1.shtm...

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