Nice view! Indian Railways Jiribam-Imphal project reaches milestone

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The Jiribam-Imphal railway line project has completed the launch of all its girders on a 555m long and 100m high railway bridge over the Makru River in Manipur.

Milestone for Indian Railways Jiribam-Imphal Line! Declared a national project, the Jiribam-Imphal railway line project has completed the launch of all its girders on a 555m long and 100m high railway bridge over the Makru River in Manipur, the Ministry of Railways tweeted. It should be noted that this project was one of the major works undertaken by Indian Railways as it will link Manipur to the rest of the country via the Indian Railways network. Noting the recent completion of the girder bridge, the government said that in addition to better connectivity, the Jiribam-Imphal railway line will also improve the state’s economic scenario.

The project awarded in 2008 has a budget of Rs 13,809 crore and the line is expected to be completed by March 2022. Recently the Ministry of Railways informed that the open web beam of bridge number 44, was launched on the 14th. February of this year. . One of the highlights of the Jiribam-Imphal railway line project is that it will have the tallest girder railway bridge in India. The bridge will have a pillar height of 141 meters, which is double the height of Delhi’s Qutub Minar.

The route of the railway line crosses a number of deep gorges and also crosses some rivers. Therefore, the ministry will build 52 tunnels as well as 149 bridges for the railway line as a necessary means, the chief engineer for the construction of the Jiribam-Imphal railway line told Financial Express Online during a report. previous interaction. Apart from this, 10 stations will be constructed in order to maintain an appropriate slope for the efficiency of rail operations.

The project which will connect the capital Imphal to Manipur to the large-scale network was due to be completed in 2020. At the same time, the national project will also be supported by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Three IITs in India – IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee and IIT Guwahati will provide technical support for this railway project. They checked the designs and helped keep the bridge building profitable and sustainable.

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