Anji Khad bridge: Indian Railways’ 1st cable-stayed bridge is stunning – watch video

anji bridge Update: India will soon have its first “cable-stayed” railway bridge! Indian Railways is building this engineering wonder in the Reasi district of Jammu & Kashmir in the Udampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway (USBRL) project.
The Anji Khad . Bridge is an asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge balanced on the axis of a central tower. The total width of the bridge deck is 15 meters and the main span of the bridge is 290 meters.

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Watch the video above to learn amazing facts about the Anji Khad bridge and don’t miss the stunning images of the bridge under construction from the scene.
The total length of the bridge is 725m, of which the main bridge is 473.25m long. A 38-meter access bridge at the end of Katra was planned, a 120-meter secondary viaduct and a 94.25-meter central embankment.
The bridge connects Katra and Reasi via tunnels T2 and T3 on the Katra-Banihal section. According to Rajesh Khare, Northern Railways Senior SPECIALIST, the Anji bridge forms an important link in Indian Railways’ goal to connect J&K with the rest of India by rail connectivity in all areas. weather.
Trains will be able to run at 100 km/h on the bridge. A large number of sensors have been placed on the Anji Bridge so that the condition of the structure can be regularly monitored. In addition, an explosion with an explosive mass of up to 40 kg would not be able to destroy the bridge, railway officials confirmed.
It is designed to handle heavy storms and winds up to 213 km/h. The Anji Khad Bridge is supported by 96 cables with cable lengths varying from 82 meters to 295 meters.
It is located in the young corrugated mountains of the Himalayas, with extremely difficult geological conditions. According to Indian Railways, IIT Roorkee and IIT Delhi have carried out detailed investigations on the particular site.
(Reporters present in Jammu & Kashmir at the invitation of Northern Railways)


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