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Posted: Jun 15 2017 (12:14)
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New Facilities/TechnologyNR/Northern -Jun 15 2017 (11:53) World’s highest rail bridge in Jammu 30 metres higher than iconic Eiffel Tower - Northlines
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Jammu Tawi, June 12: The world’s highest railway bridge that will soar 359 metres above the bed of river Chenab in Jammu region of J&K state will also be 30 metres higher than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The bridge on the Katra-Banihal railway line at village Kauri in Reasi district of Jammu is likely to be completed by June, 2019 as more than 66 per cent work has been finished.
The world’s highest railway bridge that will soar 359 metres above the bed of river Chenab in Jammu will also be...
* The 1.3-kilometre-long Chenab bridge (cost- Rs 1,250 crore) is one of the most awaited projects in India.
* A journey over this bridge shall be no less than a fun ride in amusement park. Travelling in a train moving at 100kmph at a height of 359M over the mighty Chenab river flowing down the Majestic Himalaya shall definitely be a thrill.
* This bridge is planned for completion by 2019. The photo indicated that piers and slab are complete and the 2 main pillars are in progress. With more than...
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