China begins to transport water from Tibet by charter trains1 min read 28 Dec 2016, 08:26 PM IST
A 35 carriage train will travel 4,500 km to China's Zhejiang Province carrying 1,890 tonnes of bottled water
Beijing: For the first time, China on Wednesday started transporting bottled water to other parts of the country by charter trains from the Himalayan rivers in Tibet, known for its rich water resources. A train full of Tibetan bottled water left Lhasa, the provincial capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, and headed for the city of Ningbo in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province.
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