Beipan River Shuibai Railway Bridge

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Beipan River Shuibai Railway Bridge
北盘江铁路桥
Beipanjiang Railway Bridge-4.jpg
Coordinates 26°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
Carries Liupanshui–Baiguo Railway
Crosses Beipan River, (Beipanjiang)
Locale Liupanshui in Guizhou province
Characteristics
Design Arch
Total length 486 metres (1,594 ft)
Height 275 metres (902 ft)
Longest span 236 metres (774 ft)
History
Opened 2001

The Beipan River Shuibai Railway Bridge is the world's highest railway bridge. 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.

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