Ladakh: After world’s highest motorable road, Now its time for the highest Railway line in the world.

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Indian railway is now all set to build the world’s highest railway line in Ladakh. According to reports, the rail line will run along the India-China border. The First survey is completed and according to reports, the Line will follow Bilaspur-Manali-Leh.

This will no matter helps visitors to visit Ladakh in a very short time as it will take only 20 hours to reach Leh. Even it will boost Ladakh tourism also very effectively.

Important points about the line: 

  1. The estimated cost to build this 465 km-line will be Rs 83,360 crore.
  2. With 74 tunnels, 124 major bridge and around 396 minor bridges this line will become the highest railway line on a maximum altitude of 5,360 meters above sea level.
  3. There will be 30 stations between these.
  4. The line will connect some important locations between Bilaspur to Leh.

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