Qinglong Railway Bridge

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Qinglong Railway Bridge
晴隆北盘江大桥
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Coordinates 25°57′00″N 105°15′18″E / 25.950°N 105.255°E / 25.950; 105.255Coordinates: 25°57′00″N 105°15′18″E / 25.950°N 105.255°E / 25.950; 105.255
Carries High speed rail
Crosses Beipan River
Locale Qinglong County, Guizhou
Characteristics
Design Arch
Material Concrete
Total length 721 m (2,365 ft)
Height 295 m (968 ft)
Longest span 445 m (1,460 ft)
Clearance below 295 m (968 ft)
History
Opened 2016
Qinglong Railway Bridge is located in China
Qinglong Railway Bridge
Qinglong Railway Bridge
Location in China

Qinglong Railway Bridge is the world's longest span concrete arch bridge located in Qinglong County, Guizhou. The bridge forms part of the High speed railway line between Guiyang and Kunming. It crosses the Beipan River just downstream of the Guangzhao Dam. The bridge is almost 300 metres above the river making it the highest High speed railway bridge ever built.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Sakowski, Eric. "Beipanjiang Railway Bridge Qinglong" (Wiki). HighestBridges.com. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  2. ^ "沪昆高铁北盘江大桥合龙 为同类型桥跨度世界第一". News.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 18 January 2017.