india Most Unique Railway Bridge, on Which Vehicles Run Over Fast Flowing Water And Trains Run in Between, Cars And Train Passengers See a Very Beautiful View
The longest bridge in the country is not the Brahmaputra in Assam but the Bogibeel Bridge in Dibrugarh. Which is the longest rail-cum-road bridge in the country and the second longest rail-road bridge in Asia. This bridge connects Dhemaji and Dibrugarh on the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra river. With the construction of this bridge, the people of Upper Assam and Arunachal Pradesh have got convenience in movement.
The longest bridge in the country is the Bogibeel Bridge in Dibrugarh over the Brahmaputra River in Assam. Which is the longest rail-cum-road bridge in the country and the second longest rail-road bridge in Asia. This bridge connects Dhemaji and Dibrugarh on the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra river. With the construction of this bridge, the people of Upper Assam and Arunachal Pradesh have got convenience in movement. The Bogibeel Bridge over the Brahmaputra River is 4.9 km long.
Being a double decker, it is very strong. this bridge
The most important thing to know is this. That the repeat was not installed in this bridge, instead iron was welded. Due to which the weight of this bridge was reduced by 20% and its cost was also reduced. Both trains and vehicles can pass through this double-decker bridge comfortably. A three-lane road has been made on the upper side. And two tracks are laid under it. This bridge is so strong. That even military tanks can pass through it comfortably.
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travel time reduced
Bogivil Bridge connects Dhemaji district of Arunachal to Dibrugarh in Assam. With the construction of this bridge, the journey from Assam to Arunachal Pradesh has reduced by 4 hours. Along with this, the train travel time from Delhi to Dibrugarh has also reduced by three hours. Where earlier it used to take 37 hours to cover this distance, now it takes only 34 hours.
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The width of the river had to be reduced
Engineers had to face many difficulties and challenges in the construction work of this bridge. The width of the Brahmaputra river at Bogibeel was 10.3 km, but for the construction of the bridge, the engineers reduced the width of the river by using several techniques.
After this, about 5 kilometer long rail/road bridge was built on it. The water pressure in the river is high. Due to which soil erosion starts. And somewhere they become islands. In such a situation, working or changing the location becomes a very difficult task. But after dealing with these problems, for the first time, the railway did this feat of building a bridge using steel girder.
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