Highest rail bridge in the world

By 09/06/2023 July 18th, 2023 Largest & Smallest


  • Chenab Bridge (Jammu & Kashmir)

The Chenab Rail Bridge is a steel and concrete arch bridge between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi district of the Jammu Division of Jammu and Kashmir, India.The bridge spans the Chenab River at a height of 359 m (1,178 ft) above the river, making it the world’s highest rail bridge. In November 2017, the base supports were declared completed allowing for the start of the construction of the main arch.The bridge was fully completed and was inaugurated in August 2022.

In April 2021, the Chenab Rail Bridge’s arch was completed and the overall bridge was completed in August 2022. It is expected to open to rail traffic by December 2023 or by January/February 2024.


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