Chenab Bridge: Connecting the Arch Up in the Clouds

At 359 metres above the Chenab River bed, here comes the world’s highest railway bridge



Pekka Pulkkinen
Design Director, Bridges
Finland

Risto Kiviluoma
Technology Director, Bridges
Finland
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Figure 1 – Side view from the foundations

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Figure 2 - Final moments before connecting the arch with engineers working on both levels of the arch

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Figure 3 - Full aeroelastic model of the bridge in a wind tunnel

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Figure 4 – Connecting the arch up in the clouds