Katni in Madhya Pradesh to have India’s longest railway bridge of 14 km in length which is three and half folds longer than the Vembanad rail Bridge that connects Edappally and Vallarpadam of 4.6 Km in length. Its total length would be 21 Km included the down line of the bridge would be 7 Km .
This Project has got received clearance from Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) recently along with other railway projects. Design and survey of the bridge has been completed and it will take 5 years for completion and expected cost be around 600 crore. This comes under West Central Railways (WCR). The Vembanad rail bridge in Kerala build by Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) in 28 months at a cost of Rs.200 .
While the upcoming bridge would connect Katni Yard and connect with Bina Line. In the presence of the bridge it would expected to clear the goods trains without halt as it was put on halt about two to three hours. This bridge would have digital signaling that will have online maintenance.
Extra Info :
CM of Madhya Pradesh : Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Capital of MP : Bhopal
So lets discuss some questions related to this article whch can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Which place is going to have India’s Longest Railway Bridge ?
2. What is the length of the upcoming longest railway bridge ?
3. Expand the term CCEA, RVNL and WCR .
Courtesy : Times Of India