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Golden Joint Of Chenab Railway Bridge

Golden Joint Of Chenab Railway Bridge:

The ‘Golden Joint’ of Chenab Railway bridge was inaugurated on August 13, 2022. It was decked with the National flag to celebrate the “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”.

  • It is the highest railway bridge in the world.
  • It is located in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

About the Chenab Rail Bridge:

  • It is constructed between Bakkal and Kauri in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • It has been built on Chenab River, at a height of 359 m.
  • It is world’s highest rail bridge.
  • Both ends of the bridge has been connected with the help of High Strength Friction Grip (HSFG) bolts.
  • It is marked as the ‘golden joint’.
  • This rail link project is known as ‘Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link Project’.
  • It has used around 30,350 tonnes of steel, including 10,620 tonnes to construct the gigantic arch and 14,500 tonnes to construct bridge deck.
  • It has been constructed near Kauri village upstream of Salal Dam.

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