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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Indian Railways Launches Main Arch on World’s Highest Bridge on Chenab


The Indian Railways has launched the main arch of the world's highest bridge on the River Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district which will provide direct connectivity to the Kashmir Valley.

The iconic bridge will soar 359 metres above the bed of the River Chenab and will be 30 metres higher than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris. The iconic bridge is being constructed on River Chenab on the Katra-Banihal section as part of the flagship Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) Project. 

Important Takeaways from Above News for IBPS PO Mains Exam-
  • Piyush Goyal is the Present Minister of Railways.
  • The 1.3-km-long bridge is being constructed at a cost of Rs 1,250 crore.
Source- The Times of India


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