Indian Railways is building the country’s first cable rail bridge between Katra and Reasi. The name of this bridge will be Anji Bridge. This bridge is a part of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project.
Rail News: Railways is engaged in expanding its network In Jammu Kashmir. Indian Railways is building the country’s first cable rail bridge in Kashmir. According to the information, this rail bridge will be built between Katra and Reasi. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has also tweeted about this bridge. In his tweet, the Railway Minister has also tweeted a video related to the cable bridge, in which the Anji bridge has been described as a masterpiece of excellent engineering.
This Bridge Will Be 331 Meters High
Anji bridge will be completely dependent on the cable. The length of this bridge is 473.25 meters. The height of the pole in it is 331 meters from the river bed. It is about 4 times taller than Qutub Minar. A 96-cable mesh will be made to support this bridge.
Railways Released a Video for the First Cable Rail Bridge
It has been told in the video that this magnificent Anji bridge will be built between Katra and Reasi. In the video, some features related to the country’s first cable rail bridge are also mentioned.
According to the video, the length of this bridge is 473.25 meters. While the height of the pillar being built for the cable rail bridge is 331 meters from the river bottom. Apart from this, it has been told in the video that 96 cable mesh will be made from the pillar to support the bridge. This special design will help the bridge to stand firm even in strong winds and severe storms.
Konkan Railways Corporation is Constructing the Bridge
Konkan Railway Corporation has been entrusted with the responsibility of constructing this bridge. The crane being used for the construction of the bridge is capable of lifting weights of up to 25 metric tons. The site of the bridge construction is quite complex.
Therefore, a high pillar is being built for the cable-based bridge, on which the cable will be tied on both sides. Modern equipment has been provided for the employees engaged in the construction work of the bridge. This includes the use of jump shuttering.
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