China is expecting to connect Nepal via tunnel under the Everest by 2020

Ticket to HeavenChina is considering extending a railway line linking the country to Nepal via a tunnel under Mount Everest, according to Chinese state media.

The Qinghai-Tibet railway already links the rest of China with the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, and beyond, and an extension running as far as the international border is already being planned “at Nepal’s request”, the China Daily quoted a railway expert at the Chinese Academy of Engineering as saying. Continue reading