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India’s first underwater avenue-cum-rail tunnels to be built in Assam, minute print here

Bibliometric Details: Issue No: 5 | Issue Month:May | Issue Year:2022

Reported By: | Edited By: DNA Net Team |Supply: DNA Net Desk |Updated: May perchance per chance well 18, 2022, 01: 48 PM IST

Railway Ministry and Road Transport Ministry along with the Border Road Organisation (BRO) are planning to manufacture the nation’s first underwater avenue-cum-rail tunnels across Brahmaputra river in Assam at an estimated price of Rs 7,000 crore. The project will constitute of three parallel tunnels, one for the avenue, another for rail and the third one for emergency use.Learn | India’s first underwater metro tunnel to be prepared by next year in THIS cityThe tunnels will seemingly be of 9.8 kilometres each and each and this is able to well perchance be the most necessary project where built-in tunnel building will seemingly be undertaken. These tunnels will seemingly be inter-connected with tainted passage for evacuation in case of any emergency. It will probably perchance even be broken-down for every and each civilian and strategic functions.The multi-modal transportation system objectives to combine the rail and toll road network throughout the Jamurihat-Silghat axis in direction of North Assam, Tawang and the leisure of Arunachal Pradesh. The tunnel will steal off from about 9 km upstream of the existing Kaliabomara (Tezpur) avenue bridge and this is able to well perchance connect Jakhlabandha railway put of abode on the south financial institution and at Dhaliabil railway put of abode on the north financial institution of Brahmaputra.The proposed tunnels will seemingly be constructed the use of tunnel unimaginative machines and may perchance well perchance steal round two to two-and-a-half of years to full. This can minimize commute time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. For the time being, there are five bridges across the Brahmaputra.

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