Amdo railway station


Amdo railway station () is the
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Amdo County Amdo County (; ) is a county within Nagqu Nagqu (also Naqu, Nakchu, or Nagchu; ; ) is a prefecture-level city in the north of the Autonomous regions of China, Chinese autonomous region of Tibet Autonomous Region, Tibet. On May 7, 2018, the fo ...
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. The station is located from
Xining Railway Station Xining railway station () is the main railway station Rail transport (also known as train transport) is a means of transferring passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, which are located on tracks. In contrast to road tra ...

Xining Railway Station
. With an elevation of 4,702 m, Amdo station is believed to be the highest altitude railway station in the world. Serving the township of Pana, seat of Amdo County, the station is also one of the highest railway station with a regular passenger service schedule: two passenger services are available at this station each day.

Station layout

The station has a crossing loop and several Cargo, goods Siding (rail), sidings adjacent to the passenger station.

See also

* Amdo * List of stations on Qinghai–Tibet railway * List of highest railways in the world


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