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Indian Railways share breathtaking glimpses of world’s highest rail bridge over Chenab river [SEE PICS]

The arch of the bridge, which is still under construction, can be seen over a sheet of white clouds in the blue sky

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New Delhi: The Indian Railways has shared some mesmerising glimpses of world’s highest rail bridge over the Chenab river.The recent images of the Chenab Bridge happens to be a part of Railways’ Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link (USBRL) project.

It was a milestone achievment for the Indian Railways on August 14 this year, when it had completed the overarch deck of the bridge with a golden joint in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The 161 km strech of the 272-km-long USBRL project was constructed in phases with Qazigund-Baramulla section (nearly 118-km long) was commissioned in 2009, Banihal-Qazigund (18-km long) in 2013, and Udhampur-Katra (25 km long) in 2014.

The breathtaking pictures shared by the railways shows the arch of the bridge which is still under construction over a sheet of white clouds in the blue sky.

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Ministry of Railways shared the pictures with caption, “A sight of the breathtakingly beautiful Chenab Bridge”.

Twitter users were left astonished with the pictures and flooded the comment section with endearing comments.

“What makes it more special is that this is a developmental initiative and not a leisure expenditure! It is taller than the magnificent Eiffel Tower! This is what you call development at its highest peak”, a Twitter user said.

Another wrote, “It’s a remarkable achievement”.

 

 

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