Chenab Rail Bridge: World's Highest Railway Arch Bridge In Jammu & Kashmir

World's Highest Railway Arch Bridge In Jammu & Kashmir

The Udhampur-Banihal rail link project is giving impetus and strength to the development drive in Jammu and Kashmir. This is not just a rail project, it is a new revolution in the lives of people living in remote and inaccessible areas of this frontier region. Lakhs of people who were away from roads and other facilities for seven decades after independence are witnessing this development journey today.
Chenab Rail Bridge World's Highest Railway Arch Bridge In Jammu  Kashmir

World's highest arch bridge

The world's highest arch bridge (359 m) has been completed on the Chenab river in the Katda-Banihal railroad. The track laying work is expected to be completed by November. It is taller than the Eiffel Tower.

Prosperity with employment

  1. This plan is important in fulfilling the dream of connecting Kashmir by rail. From where this rail track is passing, it has brought better road connectivity, medical, education, prosperity, prosperity and expansion in business activities along with employment for the people living there.
  2. Roads and bridges have been constructed in many areas adjoining this project, where four-wheelers had never reached before. The work of this project will be completed next year. Two phases of the ambitious project being built in three phases have been completed so far and the train is running there.
  3. The work on the 111-km long Katra-Banihal rail section, which is considered the most inaccessible in the name of rail route in the country, is progressing at a brisk pace. An amount of Rs 30 thousand 674 crores has been spent on this section so far. This project is bringing miraculous changes in the lives of the people living in this section falling in the Reasi and Ramban districts.


  1. Vishwa ka Sabse uncha railway pul kaha par hai?
विश्व का सबसे ऊंचा पुल जम्मू कश्मीर में चिनाब नदी के ऊपर है। यह पुल पेरिस के एफिल टावर से 30-35 मीटर ऊंचा है। (The world's highest bridge is over the Chenab river called Chenab Rail Bridge in Jammu and Kashmir. This bridge is 30 meters higher than the Eiffel Tower in Paris.)