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The longest railway tunnel in India will come up on the Jiribam–Tupul–Imphal new broad gauge railway line. It will be 11.55 km long, more than the famous Pir Panjal tunnel on the Banihal-Qazigund line. The 111-km long Jiribam–Tupul–Imphal new broad gauge railway project was taken up in 2008 and was declared a National Project owing to its importance.
On this stretch, the 12.5 km Jiribam to Dholakhal section has been completed and commissioned for freight train in March 2016. For the 84 km Jiribam–Tupul section, 25 out of 37 tunnels have been completed by April end this year. Yet another feature of this stretch is the fact that the world’s tallest girder rail bridge will be constructed over Iring river, with a...
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The highest bridge, the longest tunnel, beautiful mountains, lush greenery Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal section has a great potential to become a tourist attraction! All glass coaches may be deployed to facilitate sight seeing for the tourists.
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