Experts are recommending a rail tunnel through the core protection zone of Mount Qomolangma National Park to connect China and Nepal. Photo: Xinhua
Experts are recommending a rail tunnel through the core protection zone of Mount Qomolangma National Park to connect China and Nepal. Photo: Xinhua
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China-Nepal rail link may go through protected Himalayan park

  • Engineers deliver their expert recommendation and say there may be no other way, but tunnel would be underground
  • If approved, the route would include sensitive habitat and environmentalists fear damage

Experts are recommending a rail tunnel through the core protection zone of Mount Qomolangma National Park to connect China and Nepal. Photo: Xinhua
Experts are recommending a rail tunnel through the core protection zone of Mount Qomolangma National Park to connect China and Nepal. Photo: Xinhua
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