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SAIL steel for world’s tallest girder rail bridge, India’s longest tunnel

Updated: July 12, 2018 12:06 pm

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has supplied around 60,000 tonnes of steel material for the 111-km-long Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal new broad gauge railway project. The project was taken up in 2008 and was declared a National Project. Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is undertaking the construction of the project in Manipur, India.

SAIL has supplied mainly TMT rebars and Structurals along with HR Plates and Sheets, Plate Mill Plates, etc. for this project, which bears the distinction of having in its ambit construction of not only India’s longest tunnel but also the tallest girder rail bridge in the world. SAIL’s Branch Sales Office at Guwahati has been supplying the materials which are produced from its state-of-the-art new mills at Durgapur, IISCO, Rourkela and Bokaro steel plants.

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