These graphs and chart gives you many of the altitudes of the stations along the Tibet Railway, with a starting point of Beijing as an example. The official Tibet train, called the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, begins at Xining. It’s highest point is 1 kilometer past the Tang La Pass, at an elevation of 5072 m /16,640 ft.
Graphs: Tibet Train Station Altitudes
Chart: Tibet Train Station Altitudes
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