The Qingzang Tibet Railway

The Qingzang Tibet Railway

The Qingzang Railway (also known as Qinghai-Tibet Railway) is the world’s highest railway and a culmination of the long-held Chinese dream of connecting China to Tibet. This railway line was built to ease the travel and to also provide a passageway for minerals from Tibet to the Chinese mainland. The average elevation of this bridge is between 3000 and 4000 meters above the sea level. Some of the highest mountains rise out of this region and the area is fenced by snowy mountains that Tibetans sometimes refer …

How To Engineer Your Job Promotion

How To Engineer Your Job Promotion

Climbing up the career ladder requires a great amount of energy, time and strategy. A common mistake that many young engineers make in the workplace today is to sit back and wait to get noticed by their boss. To get a promotion is more than just a matter of luck. Engineers must employ specific tactics to increase their chances of getting selected.

1. Assess your current situation

The first step to getting a promotion is to take a good look at your current position. What roles and responsibilities do

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5 Fastest Trains in the world

5 Fastest Trains in the world

As we all fantasize about how Elon Musk’s Hyperloop will change our lives, here are some of existing trains which are already in the market.

5. TGV Réseau, France

In service since 1992, France’s high-speed train generally runs at about 199 mph, with a maximum speed of 236 mph.

4. Shinkansen Train, Japan

Japan’s famed bullet train, the Shinkansen, is nicknamed “The Duck-Billed Platypus” because of the duck-like shape of

The Qingzang Tibet Railway

The Qingzang Tibet Railway

The Qingzang Railway (also known as Qinghai-Tibet Railway) is the world’s highest railway and a culmination of the long-held Chinese dream of connecting China to Tibet. This railway line was built to ease the travel and to also provide a passageway for minerals from Tibet to the Chinese mainland. The average elevation of this bridge is between 3000 and 4000 meters above the sea level. Some of the highest mountains rise out of this region and the area is fenced by snowy mountains that Tibetans sometimes refer …

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