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World's tallest railway bridge pier to come up in Manipur

Indian Economic Observer | 28/11/2021 10:00 AM | Click to read full article

The Indian Railways is constructing the world's tallest bridge pier in Manipur which is a part of the 111 km long Jiribam-Imphal railway project. The ambitious project in Manipur is part of the 111 km long Jiribam-Imphal railway line to connect the capital of Manipur with the broad gauge network of the country.

The bridge, which is being built at a pier height of 141 metres, will surpass the existing record of 139 meters of Mala - Rijeka viaduct, Montenegro in Europe.