Beipan River Shuibai Railway Bridge

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Beipan River Shuibai Railway Bridge

Beipanjiang Railway Bridge-4.jpg
Coordinates26°12′33″N 104°43′14″E / 26.20922°N 104.720553°E / 26.20922; 104.720553Coordinates: 26°12′33″N 104°43′14″E / 26.20922°N 104.720553°E / 26.20922; 104.720553
CarriesLiupanshui–Baiguo Railway
CrossesBeipan River, (Beipanjiang)
LocaleLiupanshui in Guizhou province
Total length486 metres (1,594 ft)
Height275 metres (902 ft)
Longest span236 metres (774 ft)

The Beipan River Shuibai Railway Bridge was the world's highest railway bridge from 2001 to 2016. The bridge spans a deep canyon on the Beipan River near the city of Liupanshui in Guizhou province, China. The arch bridge, with a maximum height of 275 metres and a span width of 236 metres, was built in 2001 with the construction of the Shuibai Railway. Here, the train runs on its highest speed.

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