The second bridge will be built over the Ganga river in Bihar Munger. This bridge will be rebuilt on the Jamalpur-Munger route at a cost of Rs 1600 crore. After the construction of this bridge, the movement of trains will increase. The Indian Railways has intensified its preparations in this regard and 14 km of track will be rebuilt here.
What will be the benefit of this bridge?
It is being told that the distance from Jamalpur to Munger station is around 7 kilometers. A 14-km stretch from Jamalpur will be re-laid. The distance from Jamalpur station to Sabdalpur station is about 15 km.
The railway line divides from Sabdalpur station to Tilrath station and Khagaria station via Begusarai. In such a situation, the doubling work from Jamalpur to Sabdalpur station has to be done, because only 14 km of the railway section from Jamalpur has to be double-lined.
Another railway will be built on the river Ganga
The second rail bridge over river Ganga at Munger will also be constructed during the doubling work of the railway line at 14 km from Jamalpur. The construction of the second railway bridge over the river Ganga has also been included in the DPR prepared for the doubling work.
However, it is not yet known whether the second rail bridge will be a road bridge or only a rail bridge.At present, both road and rail connectivity is available on the Munger rail bridge.At the same time, the pressure of vehicles on the Munger railway bridge has increased.In such a situation, if another rail bridge can also be constructed as a rail road bridge.
It took 14 years to build this bridge
Let us tell you that the construction of the present rail road bridge had taken about 14 years, for the construction of this road rail bridge, the then MP Mandal had fasted along with the people of the temple. The length of the bridge is 3.750 km and its width is 12.25 m.The present bridge was constructed at a cost of about Rs 9300 crore.In 2016, after 14 years of construction due to various technical reasons, the arrival of trains was started on 11th March.