The bridge is being constructed on difficult 111km-long stretch known as Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Hyperlink by the Konkan Railway Company Ltd
Transferring in direction of an unparalleled engineering feat, the Northern Railways on Sunday linked backside ends of the principle arch of what’s going to be the world’s highest railway bridge over Chenab in Reasi district.
“It’s a staff work however certainly, it’s a huge accomplishment for us. We’re hopeful to attach the highest ends by the top of this month or within the first week of April,” stated officers.
The arch bridge will present direct connectivity to Kashmir.
The Railways was additionally planning to organise a ceremony on the accomplishment within the first week of April the place media can be briefed concerning the feat, they added.
The world’s tallest railway bridge over Chenab is developing in Kouri space.
This bridge is being constructed on difficult 111km lengthy stretch known as Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Hyperlink (USBRL) by the Konkan Railway Company Restricted (KRCL).
The Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway line mission is being constructed at a price of ₹27,949 crore.
It’s being constructed at 359 metres above river mattress of Chenab having 467 metres of single arch span throughout the river and would be the highest railway bridge on this planet.
It will likely be 35 metres increased than the Eiffel Tower (324 metres).
The general size of Chenab bridge is 1,315 metres having 17 spans, by which a span of foremost arch portion throughout the river is of 467m in size. The viaduct portion includes straight and curved portion. The curvilinear portion of viaduct is situated on the sharp curve of two.74 levels.
The amount of structural metal used for Chenab bridge is 27,051 metric tonnes.
The launching of the principle arch is noteworthy endeavour because it entails carrying heavy segments (as much as 32 metric tonnes) from Srinagar finish of workshop with the assistance of the world longest cable crane association and executing erection works from each ends (Bakkal and Kouri ).
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