Thursday, August 10, 2017

Chinese firm wants to survey, design Nepal-China railroad

Sangeet Sangroula,

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CHENGDU (SICHUAN), Aug 8: China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co Ltd (CREEC), which is involved in the engineering survey and design of world's one of the most difficult railway lines -- Sichuan-Tibet railway, has expressed its interest to take part in survey and design of a cross-border railway link construction project between Nepal and China.

Deputy General Manager of the company Zhang Xueca said that experience acquired by the company in the survey and design of the railway link along the highly complex mountain range and active earthquake zones of Sichuan and Tibet makes the company a potential candidate for the construction of the cross-border railway link between China and Nepal in the future.

“We are well aware that the topography along Nepal-China border is as complex as the Southwestern China where the railway line from Sichuan and Tibet is being constructed. But since we have acquired experience in the construction of railway link along one of the most complex and rough terrains in China, we can cooperate with Nepal in cross-border railway link project construction,” Zhang said, at an interaction organized by China Public Diplomacy Association (CPDA) last week with Asian journalists at the CREEC headquarters in Chengdu. ...

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