The railway would run from Gyirong county in China’s Tibet autonomous region to Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (pictured). Photo: Bloomberg
The railway would run from Gyirong county in China’s Tibet autonomous region to Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (pictured). Photo: Bloomberg

China and Nepal’s rail line must traverse mountains, geopolitical tensions and enormous costs to get off the ground

  • The railway between Tibet autonomous region and Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu has been described as technically one of the most difficult undertakings anywhere
  • Geopolitical tension between India and China, a multibillion dollar price tag and terrain spanning some of the highest mountains in the world are some of the challenges

The railway would run from Gyirong county in China’s Tibet autonomous region to Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (pictured). Photo: Bloomberg
The railway would run from Gyirong county in China’s Tibet autonomous region to Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (pictured). Photo: Bloomberg
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