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First passenger train leaves Shanghai for Tibet

2/8/2009


Zhou Hubin, conductor of the first passenger train from Shanghai to Lhasa, and a steward hang name plate on the train at the Shanghai Railway Station on October 1, 2006. The first passenger train from China's leading metropolis Shanghai to Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, began its 4,373 km journey on Sunday. Carrying 592 passengers, the train, with 15 cars, left Shanghai Railway Station at 4:11 p.m. and is expected to arrive in Lhasa at 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday.


Tibetan girls share a light moment with other passengers who take the first passenger train from Shanghai to Lhasa at the Shanghai Railway Station on October 1, 2006. The two girls are middle school students in Shanghai. The first passenger train from China's leading metropolis Shanghai to Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, began its 4,373 km journey on Sunday. Carrying 592 passengers, the train, with 15 cars, left Shanghai Railway Station at 4:11 p.m. and is expected to arrive in Lhasa at 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday.

 

 


A girl poses for a photo at the first passenger train from Shanghai to Lhasa at the Shanghai Railway Station on October 1, 2006. The first passenger train from China's leading metropolis Shanghai to Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, began its 4,373 km journey on Sunday. Carrying 592 passengers, the train, with 15 cars, left Shanghai Railway Station at 4:11 p.m. and is expected to arrive in Lhasa at 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday.

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