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”.
A sight of the breathtakingly beautiful Chenab Bridge. pic.twitter.com/qpmaUlApCt
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) September 13, 2022
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”.