The world`s first long high-speed rail line running through high-latitude regions with extremely low temperatures is set to begin operations in China next month.
The USD 33 billion rail line could hurt airlines operating on the busy route plagued by delays.
Kashmir will be connected by the
railway line with rest of the country by 2017 and Katra-the
base camp of Mata Vaishnodevi shrine by 2013.
A railway project in China costs about $3.41 billion has become operational.
Indian Railways will
execute a 70-km rail line project at an estimated cost of Rs
470 crore in Nepal as part of the move to strengthen ties
between the 2 neighbouring countries.
China Saturday said the Qinghai-
Tibet railway link connecting the mainland with Tibet was not
affected by Wednesday`s devastating earthquake and it is being
used to rush relief supplies to the quake-hit areas.
Day in Pics: 25th October
Showbiz World - October 25, 2014
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