Dec. 9, 2018

The Northeast Frontier Railway Construction Organisation has put in place the pier near Manipur’s Noney for the tallest railway bridge in the world.


  • The bridge, across the valley of River Ijai near Noney (Manipur), is part of the 111-km Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal project, a national project, which is set to be completed by 2022.

  • Once completed, it will have a pier height of 141 metres. The record for the tallest railway bridge is now held by the 139-m Mala Rijeka viaduct, Montenegro in Europe.

  • There are total 45 tunnels in the project, the longest tunnel being 10.28 km long, which will be the longest railway tunnel in the northeast.

Source : The Hindu