Qinghai–Tibet Railway

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  1. xizhimen

    xizhimen Regular Member

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    Running on the roof of the world,Qinghai–Tibet railway

    The total length of Qingzang railway is 1956 km. The line includes the Tanggula Pass, at 5,072 m (16,640 feet) above sea level the world's highest rail track. The 1,338 m Fenghuoshan tunnel is the highest rail tunnel in the world, at 4,905 m above sea level. The 3,345-m Yangbajing tunnel is the longest tunnel on the line. It is 4,264 m above sea level, 80 kilometres north-west of Lhasa.

    photos link:http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=790300
     
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  3. xizhimen

    xizhimen Regular Member

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    beijing international airport

    beijing international airport

    one of the world’s largest buildings and most advanced airport, the new terminal offers an unparalleled travelling experience, not only technologically, but also in terms of operational efficiency, passenger comfort, sustainability and access to natural light.
    it is 17% bigger than the combined floorspace of all of Heathrow’s terminals 1, 2, 3, 4 and the new Terminal 5.

    check the large photos from the link below
    http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=960436
     
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    Beijing aiming for world's longest subway system

    from Radio Australia

    Beijing is set to overtake London as the city with the longest subway system in the world, with China's capital planning to stretch its subway rail to more than 500 kilometres by 2012.

    check the large photos of beijing's subway from the link below
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    China is a very big country with large area, no wonder they can have world's longest subway system
     

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