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Rail link of Kashmir with rest of India a step closer as run of train successful on Sangaldan-Reasi section

Last Updated on June 20, 2024 at 6:11 pm

Successful trial run of Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train between Sangaldan – Reasi section of USBRL rail project has been done, said the Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday.

The trial run on the world’s highest railway bridge, Chenab Bridge, was a success! Located between Sangaldan and Reasi, Indian Railway will soon start rail services on this iconic route, said an official

The trial run was done on the world’s highest rail bridge on the Chenab River. The iconic engineering marvel has become a tourist attraction in the Reasi district.

The Bridge, at a height of 359 meters above the riverbed, surpasses the height of the Eiffel Tower, making it an iconic structure in global railway history. The trial run marks another step towards linking the Kashmir valley with rest of the country.