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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Railway Bridge Taller Than The Eiffel Tower Over The Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir,India , Cost 1,100 Crores

A railway bridge taller than the Eiffel Tower is being built across the Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir,India and is slated to be ready by 2019. 

It will be the world's highest railway bridge. 

The 1.3 km long "engineering marvel" will connect Bakkal in Jammu's Katra and Kauri in Srinagar.

 The arch-shaped 35-metre tall structure is being constructed at a cost of 1,110 crores. 

The bridge will be a crucial link that connects the Kashmir valley to the rest of the country, part of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project.

Once completed, it will break the record of the 275-metre tall Shuibai railway bridge in China

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