(KashmirScroll)—Ministry of Railways on Thursday said that the world’s highest rail bridge, which is being built across Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir will soon bring all-weather rail connectivity to Kashmir. Also Read: Amid rains, Sgr records coldest June day in 48 years
The bridge will provide the much-needed all-weather connectivity between Kashmir and the rest of the county. “With 88% completion of deck launching, Chenab bridge will soon bring all-weather rail connectivity to Kashmir,” informed Ministry of Railways on it’s official twitter handle.
Notably, this bridge is world’s highest railway bridge as a part of the ambitious Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link (USBRL) project and is being constructed by the Northern Railway at an estimated cost of ₹28,000 crore.