Worlds highest rail bridge on chenab river – J & K

Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the #world’s highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016. The Arch-shaped steel structure is being constructed over the #Chenab River to link sections of the #spectacular #mountainous region of India’s #northern Jammu and Kashmir state.    The bridge is expected to be 359 meters (1,177 feet) high when completed — surpassing the world’s current tallest railway bridge over the #Beipanjiang River in #China’s #Guizhou province, which stands at 275 meters high. “It is an engineering marvel. We hope to get […]

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