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The world’s highest railway bridge is getting ready

The world’s highest railway bridge is getting ready

It is located at a height of 359 metres above the Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir

Its arch is 467 metres long

The aim is to connect Kashmir with other parts of the country

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shared a picture of the bridge

Goyal described the bridge as a miracle in the field of infrastructure

Also informed that the project is nearing completion

The Chenab Bridge is 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower

The 1.3 km long bridge is being constructed spending Rs 1,250 crore

1,300 workers and 300 engineers are part of the project, which began in 2004

In the 2008-09 period, extreme winds disrupted operations

The Chenab Bridge has a lifespan of 120 years

It is the seventh-largest arch-shaped bridge in the world

There are no pillars between the bridges except at both ends

Piers and trusses will provide the necessary support

The bridge can withstand earthquakes with a magnitude of eight and explosions

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