India Builds the World’s Highest Chenab Railway Bridge in Jammu & Kashmir

The world’s highest rail bridge on the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, which will provide direct connectivity to Kashmir Valley is in the last stages of construction. The iconic bridge will be 359 metres above the Chenab river bed and will be 30 metres higher than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Udhampur-Srinagar- Baramulla rail project is highly essential to provide an alternative and reliable transportation system to Jammu and Kashmir to join Kashmir Valley to the Indian Railways network. The construction of this bridge has been the most challenging task when it comes to the Kashmir railway link project “undertaken in the 150-year-long history of Indian Railways. Railway officials have termed the development a “historic” one.