Bullet Train

China Opens its First Bullet Train in Tibet Near the Indian Border

China opened its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayas of Tibet on Friday, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, a strategically important Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh. The Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway is 435.5 kilometres long and opened on the eve of the Centennial Celebration of the Communist Party of China on July 1.