Delhi to Leh in 20 hours by train! Indian Railways plans world’s highest Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line; 10 facts


Delhi to Leh in 20 hours by train! Indian Railways plans world’s highest Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line; 10 facts

Indian Railways’ Bilaspur-Manali-Leh railway line: Imagine being able to travel to the scenic Leh by train, that too on the world’s highest railway line! The proposed Indian Railways line connecting Bilaspur, Manali and Leh is scheduled to become operational by the year 2022.

The strategically significant Bilaspur-Manali-Leh railway line project of Indian Railways, which will lie along the Indo-China border, will not only help armed forces of the country but will also boost tourism and will also lead to the development of the region.

Interestingly, last year in October, it was reported that the world’s highest – Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line has been proposed by the Railway Ministry to be declared as a national project. Let us take a look at 10 interesting facts about the upcoming Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line project of Indian Railways:

1) The Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line project is set to be at the highest point of 5360 metres above mean sea level. The Indian Railways’ project is comparable only to China’s Qinghai-Tibet rail line. Read More

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