Jin Shixun, director of the TAR Development and Reform Committee as well as director of the TAR Railway Office said that this year, Tibet would focus on the regional railway grid layout, railway line extending construction, equipped projects construction and railway operation coordination.
Jin expressed on the newly TAR Two Sessions that Tibet was to start research on regional railway grid layout and local equipped projects construction for the coming Lhasa-Xigaze section of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway to make the local public equipped construction projects and railway body project construction design, building and operation at the same time.
Jin also said that this year Tibet must speed the preparation for construction of the Lhasa-Xigaze section, an extending line of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway and try hard to make the railway construction start within 2007 and finish in 2010. Furthermore, preparation for the construction of Lhasa-Nyingchi branch railway was also in great demand.
Currently, Tibet should better the Spring Festival transportation, according to Jin Shixun.