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Development of Tibet's transport in the past five years

By Zhu Shan Source:China Tibet News 2017-01-23

According to the data, in the period of 12th Five-Year Plan, Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, poured 2.723 billion yuan into road construction, a year-on-year increase of 70 percent. The total length of road network reached 4,129 km, an increase of 1,249 km compared with that of 11th Five-Year Plan. By the end of 2015, 3,148 km of roads had been built in Lhasa’s rural areas. All villages have access to the road.

A series of key transport projects including Lhasa-Shigatse Railway, Lhasa segment of Lhasa-Nyingchi High Grade Road and Ngachen Bridge have been put into operation. The infrastructure of Lhasa’s comprehensive transport becomes more complete.


Photo shows the Ngachen Bridge.


Photo shows the south ring road in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

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