Which is the tallest railways station in the world ?
Since its construction, Tanngula Station has been the highest train station in the world.
This unstaffed station on the Qingzang railway opened for service on July 1, 2006. The station is located 5,068 meters above sea level, surpassing Ticlio (Peru), at 4,829 m, Cndor station, at 4,786 m, on the Rio Mulatos-Potos line in Bolivia, and La Galera station at 4,781 m in Peru, and makes it the highest railway station in the world. It is no more than 1 kilometer away from the highest point of rail track at 5,072 meters.
India's proposed Bilaspur-Mandi-Leh Railway, once completed, will reach an even higher elevation.
The station is 1.25 km long and covers 77002 square meters. There are 3 rail tra ...more