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Golmud-Korla railway linking Qinghai, Xinjiang put into operation


Passenger train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak is about to leave the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passenger train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak is about to leave the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passengers are about to get aboard train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passengers are about to get aboard train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passengers are about to get aboard train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passengers are about to get aboard train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

A passenger takes photos of scenery outside the window on train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train runs on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

A passenger takes photos of scenery outside the window on train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train runs on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Railway police officer Zhou Chunyang performs security check on passenger train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train runs on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Railway police officer Zhou Chunyang performs security check on passenger train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train runs on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Freight train No. 32812 is about to leave for Golmud City in Qinghai Province at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Freight train No. 32812 is about to leave for Golmud City in Qinghai Province at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Photo taken on Dec. 9, 2020 shows passengers on train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Photo taken on Dec. 9, 2020 shows passengers on train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Photo taken on Dec. 9, 2020 shows passengers on train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Photo taken on Dec. 9, 2020 shows passengers on train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passengers watch scenery outside the window on train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train runs on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Passengers watch scenery outside the window on train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train runs on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Railway constructors pose for group photo in front of train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world's highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

Railway constructors pose for group photo in front of train K9756 from Korla to Yetimbulak at the Korla railway station in Korla City of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Dec. 9, 2020. The train will run on the Xinjiang section of the Golmud-Korla railway. The 1,206 km Golmud-Korla railway linking Golmud City in Qinghai Province and Korla City in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, both in northwest China, was put into operation on Wednesday. The new rail artery, which will cut the travel time between Golmud and Korla from about 26 hours to roughly 12 hours, is the third railway line facilitating exchanges between Xinjiang and other regions. The line also connects with the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the world’s highest rail system, and the network as a whole will link Xinjiang, Qinghai and the Tibet Autonomous Region, facilitating exchanges in western China. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

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