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13:26 Jul 05 2012

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Qinghai-Tibet Railway boosts economy
13:03, July 05, 2012  

Owner of a cargo at Lhasa Railway Station is preparing documents for his freight. [Photo/ Xinhua]

Qinghai-Tibet Railway has sent 5,276 passengers since its operation on July 1, 2006, and the annual growth rate of passenger volume reaches 10.3 percent, according to Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company.

The railway has helped Tibet break through the transportation bottleneck that hindered the local economy, according to Bao Chuxiong, general manager of the railway company.

Also, the cost of transportation of both passengers and goods are greatly reduced, allowing for an increasing volume. The cost for per ton-kilometer was reduced from 0.38 RMB to 0.12 RMB.

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