Engineer's Day 2022: Stunning images of World's highest Railway Bridge on Chenab river - IN PICS

Engineer's Day 2022: On the occassion of the Engineer's Day, here's a look at the iconic arch-bridge will be 35 meters taller than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris and will withstand up to 8 magnitude earthquakes and high-intensity blasts.

 

Chenab Bridge

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Chenab Bridge

Engineer's Day 2022: India will soon have the world's highest railway bridge and it is definitely an engineering marvel. Here's a look at the picturesque images of the Chenab bridge.

Chenab Bridge

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Chenab Bridge

More than 1,300 workers and 300 engineers have been working round-the-clock to complete the bridge in time. The construction work started in 2004, but the work was briefly stopped in 2008-09 because of the safety of rail passengers due to frequent high-velocity winds in the area.

Chenab Bridge

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Chenab Bridge

It is being constructed by AFCONS Construction Company, having 17 spans, of which the main steel arch portion across the Chenab river is 476 meters in length and its height is 359 meters above the river bed.

Chenab Bridge

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Chenab Bridge

Built on the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, the bridge is part of the Udhampur-Reasi-Anantnag-Srinagar-Baramulla railway project.

Chenab Bridge

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Chenab Bridge

Standing at 359 meters above the Chenab river bed, the iconic bridge, at its highest point, will be 35 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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