Chenab Bridge: India’s remarkable engineering feat and the world’s highest railway bridge to open soon! Indian Railways is building the world’s tallest railway bridge in the state of Jammu and Kashmir over Chenab river.
This arch bridge is being built at a height of 359 metres above the waters of the Chenab river. Astonishingly, the bridge will be taller than Paris’ famous Eiffel Tower! The Chenab river rail bridge is being built over a difficult terrain and Indian Railways is making use of several new techniques and methods for the project. It is expected to be complete by 2019-end. Here are 10 interesting facts about the upcoming Chenab rail bridge:
1. The arch bridge will be 1.315-km-long and is being built at a height of 359 metres above the Chenab river. This makes the bridge 35 metres taller than the Paris’s famous Eiffel tower. It will have railway stations at both the terminal ends. Read More
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