Chenab Bridge Arch Completed: All About The World's Highest Railway Bridge In Kashmir

INDIA Team Latestly|

The construction of the arch of the world’s highest railway bridge that soars 359 metres above the bed of the Chenab river in Jammu & Kashmir was completed on April 5, with the Northern Railways terming the achievement a milestone. The 1.3-kilometre-long bridge aims to boost connectivity to the Kashmir Valley and it is being constructed at a cost of Rs 1,486 crore as part of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Railway Link (USBRL) project. The bridge, which is 35-metre higher than the Eiffel Tower in Paris, is expected to be completed within a year, officials said. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal watched the lowering of the closure segment of the arch by cable crane through a video link from Delhi. Senior officers, including Gangal & Konkan Railway Chairman & Managing Director Sanjay Gupta, attended the function. Watch the video to know more.

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