As the Tibet train runs on the world's highest railway, Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the trains are tailor-made according to the special elevation, temperature and other specific situations along the railroad to Lhasa.The totally-closed Tibet train is equipped with air-conditioning, supercharging system, oxygen supply, altitude display as well as other advanced facilities. The trains to Tibet are considered as the most comfortable in China. Passengers can enjoy ease at any corner of the train.
There are three types of coaches on the Tibet train, the first class soft-berth sleeper, the second class soft-berth sleeper and soft seat coaches, which meets different Tourists' demand. Since the journey is really long, most travellers prefer the sleepers.
Besides, passengers can enjoy medical service, English service, and other good necessary services, even folk performances which bring a lot of fun for tourists. Because the train to Tibet runs at high elevation, some passengers might suffer from high altitude sickness. But do not worry too much about it, first aid is easily got. Most importantly, passengers have a wonderful chance to get beathtaking view through the sightseeing windows covered by anti-ultraviolet film. The whole train journey to Lhasa, Tibet, would be full of surprise.
Nagchu Railway Station is an important train station for transferring and replenishment along Qinghai-Tibet Railway. Nearly all the trains to Tibet would make a stop at this train station.
A general cook house next to the soft-berth sleeper provides passengers 3 meals a day. Besides, a dining room adhere to the cook house offers tables and seats.
Sleepers on Tibet Train include the first class soft-berth sleeper and the second class soft-berth sleeper. Both of them are comfortable.
Tibet Train offers two sets of Oxygen supply system. ne is used for increasing the oxygen content in the train when the train to Lhasa is driven into the plateau zone. The other is directly used by passengers through independent port.
Altitude will be displayed on each cabin in Tibet train. In this case, passengers can get a clear idea about the continually change in elevation and why they experience changes in their bodies.
In a hard sleeper compartment on the Tibet train, there are 6 beds with 3 levels. The hard sleeper car just provides basic beds and quilts. But it is relatively easier to reserve for more sleeper berths.
All the trains to Tibet are air conditioned and pressurized for the trains have to run through the mountain areas at high altitude, keeping the temperature in the train at a comfortable level.
There are neat bathrooms and sink areas in the Tibet train. The attendants always keep the sink areas reasonably clean.