Workers climb the huge pylon in Anhui Province
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World’s highest power pylon stands tall in China

A giant power supply pylon, believed to be the world's tallest, has recently been completed in China's Anhui Province, standing at an impressive 277.5m high.

Part of a huge engineering project to construct a new ultra high voltage power line to Shanghai, working on the tower was not for the faint-hearted.

Tom Bayly reports.

  • 29 Oct 2012
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