Bogibeel bridge: How the newly launched longest rail-cum-road bridge is benefiting Indian Railways


Bogibeel bridge: How the newly launched longest rail-cum-road bridge is benefiting Indian Railways

Bogibeel bridge, India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, a big boon! Following the inauguration of Bogibeel bridge by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month, movement of goods trains over Northeast Frontier Railway zone has been streamlined to a great extent.

According to Northeast Frontier Railway spokesman Pranav Jyoti Sharma who was quoted in a PTI report, Bogibeel bridge offers multiple benefits due to the availability of the alternative path for the movement of goods trains from and to Upper area of Assam, passing through the North Bank route.

The Bogibeel bridge is a rail-cum-road bridge, over Brahmaputra river in the upper part of the northeastern state. It is 4.94 kilometres long with two broad-gauge lines in the lower deck and a three-lane road bridge on the upper deck. Read More

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