Chenab Bridge


Chenab Bridge is a railway steel and concrete arch bridge under construction between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir in India. When finished, the bridge will span 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 is scheduled to open in 2019 though that seems highly optimistic.

  • The world's highest railway bridge
  • The bridge with the widest span in the Indian broad gauge railway network

New Delhi Delhi, India

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