The Katra-Banihal railway is full of challenges never witnessed before in Indian Railways. And the feats achieved by the IRCON and the Konkan Railways are nothing short of an engineering marvel. One such engineering feat is the Chenab bridge which is the highest railway bridge over a river in the world. The railway line inContinue reading “The World’s Highest Arch Bridge Built over Chenab River”
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Manipur Landslides – Is the New Rail Line Responsible?
A new railway line is being built in the state of Manipur connecting the state capital, Imphal, with the rest of India’s rail network. Previously, a line existed from Silchar in Assam to Jiribam in Manipur, which is located at the foothill region. Now, the line from Jiribam is being extended through the hilly regionContinue reading “Manipur Landslides – Is the New Rail Line Responsible?”
Tunnel Cave-in in Jammu and Kashmir
The Jammu Srinagar highway is the lifeline of the Kashmir Valley, as this is the only road connecting Kashmir Valley to the rest of India. Hence, it is important to expand the road to meet the growing demands of the highway. Currently, the road is 2-lane, which is going to be expanded to a 4-laneContinue reading “Tunnel Cave-in in Jammu and Kashmir”
Privatisation of Railway Stations – Bane or Boon?
Of late, we are seeing world-class stations coming up on Indian Railways. Gandhinagar Railway station in Gujarat and Habibganj Railway Station in Madhya Pradesh are two examples of privatisation of railway stations. These two stations are being re-developed to world-class airport style stations with all modern facilities. The work on both the stations are nearingContinue reading “Privatisation of Railway Stations – Bane or Boon?”
Assam – Mizoram Border Disputes
It is a well-known fact that India has several border disputes with Pakistan, China and even Nepal. Many countries in the world have border disputes with their neighbouring countries. India is made up of several states, which too have inter-state border disputes. Such conflicts have never escalated to a situation that one state issues travelContinue reading “Assam – Mizoram Border Disputes”