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Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Chenab - World’s Highest Railway Bridge

 Traversing a length of 1.3 km, once operational, the Chenab bridge will pave the way for trains to run seamlessly along the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) project, and prove to be a crucial connector between Kashmir and rest of India.

Chenab - World’s Highest Railway Bridge 

  • Part of USBRL - The Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link Project (345 kms)  

  • 1.3 KM length 

  • Height 359 Meters - Taller than Eiffel Tower (330 Meters) - Similar to 85 storey tower

  • Expected to run the Trains in 2024 

  • The connector between Kashmir and the rest of India  

  • Built to sustain earthquakes measuring up to 8 on the Richter scale. 

  • Executed by the KRCL - the Konkan Railway Corporation Limited