World's tallest railway bridge in the making in Manipur

GUWAHATI: The Northeast Frontier Railway Construction Organization has built India’s tallest pier on its method as much as construction the sector’s tallest railway bridge at Noney in Manipur.

Senior PRO SK Ojha stated, “We have accomplished a big advancement in establishing the sector’s tallest bridge close to Noney. We have effectively crossed the 100 metre mark, making it India’s tallest pier. The bridge is being built around the valley of river Ijai close to Noney with the overall pier peak of 141 metre. On completion, it'll surpass the present document of 139 metre of Mala-Rijeka viaduct in Montenegro in Europe.” The general period of the bridge shall be 703 metre.

The bridge is a part of the 111-km Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal new BG line project, a countrywide project, which is about to be finished via 2022. There are general 45 tunnels within the project, the longest tunnel being 10.280 km lengthy, which will be the longest railway tunnel within the northeast.

Ojha stated that the piers of the bridge are built using hydraulic augers, the tall piers wanted specially designed “slip-form methodology” to verify efficient and chronic building. Self-erecting electrical lifts at each and every pier cater to the secure and rapid conveyance of fellows and materials to the top. The metal girders are pre-fabricated in a workshop, transported in segments and erected at website via cantilever launching scheme. Chief Engineer of NF Railway (building), A Saibaba, is in control of the project.
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