Chenab Bridge

WSP designed the world's highest and longest steel arch bridge for railway traffic in India. 


  • Baramulla Srinagar Udhamptur, Kashmir region, India


  • Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL), commissioned by Indian Northern Railway


  • WSP in Finland with subconsultant Leonhardt, Andrä und Partner, Germany

Project Status

  • Will be completed in 2023


  • Afcons Infrastructure Ltd, India
Length of Bridge
1315 m 1315 m
Height of Bridge
359 m 359 m
Tonnes of Steel
27 000 27 000

Left: The bridge deck was pushed over the structures.
Right: Connecting the bridge arch.

Image copyright: Alfons Infrastructure Ltd.