Pir Pranjal : India’s Longest Rail Tunnel

Pir Pranjal : India’s Longest Rail Tunnel


Doodlebrary

Doodlebrary

April 13, 2024

  • The Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel was under construction and was expected to become one of India’s longest rail tunnels upon completion.
  • This tunnel is a crucial part of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) project, which aims to connect the Indian city of Jammu to the Kashmir Valley by rail.
  • The Pir Panjal Tunnel is designed to pass through the Pir Panjal mountain range in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • It was expected to be approximately 11.215 kilometers (about 7 miles) long, making it one of the longest railway tunnels in India.

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