• Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Aerial view of Xinjiang bullet train running across harsh landscape

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  1. Frank Martin

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    Beautiful, scenic and well laid infrastructure. No doubt about it. Btw, what's the average speed of the train?
     
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    i will wait for that day
     
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    兰新客专(甘肃段)的设计运行时速为每小时250千米 250Km/ per hour, much less than HSR in east part of China due to Xinjiang's difficult terrain.
     
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    Still a world lot better than many including our very own Indian railways. :yes4:
     
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    We need such a bullet train link between Karachi to Peshawar, linking all major divisional capitals in between.
     
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    Train ride from Xi'an on the way to Urumqi from last week

     
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    5G in Urumqi railway station

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    Taiwan TV reporting Xinjiang bullet train, full of admiration.

     
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    Now that's what I call development!
     
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  11. beijingwalker

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    New high speed railway line just opened during the national day holiday in Xinjiang. the bullet train used on this HSR is nicked named " green giant".

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    5th anniv. of operations of 1st high-speed rail link in Xinjiang marked on train D8804
    Source: Xinhua| 2019-11-16 21:25:46

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    Passengers take photos on high-speed train D8804 from Urumqi to Hami in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 16, 2019. Saturday marks the fifth year of the operations of the first high-speed rail link in Xinjiang that has carried 30.75 million passengers. At present, the trains make 43 round trips per day in Xinjiang section of Lanxin high-speed railway. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

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    Passengers are to board the high-speed train D8804 from Urumqi to Hami at Urumqi Railway Station in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 16, 2019. Saturday marks the fifth year of the operations of the first high-speed rail link in Xinjiang that has carried 30.75 million passengers. At present, the trains make 43 round trips per day in Xinjiang section of Lanxin high-speed railway. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

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    A stewardess checks tickets for passengers on high-speed train D8804 from Urumqi to Hami in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 16, 2019. Saturday marks the fifth year of the operations of the first high-speed rail link in Xinjiang that has carried 30.75 million passengers. At present, the trains make 43 round trips per day in Xinjiang section of Lanxin high-speed railway. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)


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    Stewardesses and passengers celebrate the fifth anniversary of the operation of the Xinjiang section of the Lanxin high-speed railway on the train D8804 from Urumqi to Hami in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 16, 2019. Saturday marks the fifth year of the operations of the first high-speed rail link in Xinjiang that has carried 30.75 million passengers. At present, the trains make 43 round trips per day in Xinjiang section of Lanxin high-speed railway. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)


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    Passengers check in to take high-speed train D8803 at Turpan North Railway Station in Turpan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 16, 2019. Saturday marks the fifth year of the operations of the first high-speed rail link in Xinjiang that has carried 30.75 million passengers. At present, the trains make 43 round trips per day in Xinjiang section of Lanxin high-speed railway. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)


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    The high-speed train D8803 from Hami to Urumqi arrives at Turpan North Railway Station in Turpan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 16, 2019. Saturday marks the fifth year of the operations of the first high-speed rail link in Xinjiang that has carried 30.75 million passengers. At present, the trains make 43 round trips per day in Xinjiang section of Lanxin high-speed railway. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

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    Stewardesses serve cakes to passengers to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the operation of the Xinjiang section of the Lanxin high-speed railway on the train D8804 from Urumqi to Hami in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 16, 2019. Saturday marks the fifth year of the operations of the first high-speed rail link in Xinjiang that has carried 30.75 million passengers. At present, the trains make 43 round trips per day in Xinjiang section of Lanxin high-speed railway. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)


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    1213.95 Kilometers long Xinjiang- Tibet railway has finished all construction work, mostly extremely long tunnels and bridges, and will be in operation next year.

     
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    @beijingwalker absolutely stunning pics of both the nature and infrastructure.

    Any recommendations for tourists in China ?
     
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    Beijing:)
     
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