A train that provides its passenger with oxygen canisters, well this information is good enough to let you know that this train is special, and the ride is even better. This is about the Lhasa Express in Tibet that runs on the highest rail line in the world. Opened in July 2006, the line runs above 13000 feet above sea level for more than 80 percent of the route and tops at a height of 16,640 feet. The magical ride starts from Beijing and ends in the capital city of Tibet, Lhasa. The trip takes around 48 hrs and covers a distance of around 2,525 mile(4065 km). To run around at such altitude, pulling an entire train, you definitely require some serious power. And the power is provided by three 3,800 horse power diesel locomotive. You will be amazed to know that the climb from Golmund which is at 9000 feet to Tanggula pass at 16,640 feet is covered in mere six and a half hour. Your journey through picturesque locations, showcasing the vista of mountainous landscape, the snow-clad mountains, the green foothills and the exciting sight of the Tibetan folklore will definitely be a lifetime experience.