Frequent question: Is Jawahar tunnel is the longest tunnel in India?

Highest elevation 2,200 metres (7,200 ft)

Which is the longest tunnel in India?

Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel, Jammu & Kashmir

This is the longest railway tunnel in the country, measuring 11215 m (11.215 km). Also known as the T-80, Pir Pranjal runs through the heart of the Himalayas and is set at an altitude of 36795 ft.

Which is the longest tunnel in J&K?

India’s longest tunnel, Chenani Nashri renamed! Check new name and other details

  • This 9 km tunnel is the longest such state of art tunnel in the country, connecting Udhampur to Ramban in Jammu.
  • Gadkari also announced plans for the construction of a new road alignment between Delhi and Katra in Jammu.

Which shape of tunnel is easiest?

Rectangular Shaped Tunnels

For pedestrian traffic, rectangular shapes of tunnels are appropriate. These tunnels are sometimes accepted if pre-constructed R.C.C caissons are used. This types of tunnels not suitable to resist external pressure due to their rectangular shape and these are not in use these days.

Where is longest tunnel in world?

World’s longest tunnels (in use)

Type Name Location
Railway Twin Tube Gotthard Base Tunnel Central Swiss Alps, Switzerland
Metro Beijing Subway Line 10 Beijing, China
Railway Single Tube Seikan Tunnel Tsugaru Strait, Japan
Water supply Želivka Water Tunnel Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
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Which is the world’s longest high altitude tunnel?

Atal Tunnel: PM Modi inaugurates world’s longest high-altitude tunnel. Take a look

  • Atal Tunnel will connect Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year.
  • The valley was earlier cut off for about six months every year due to heavy snowfall.

What is the new name of Rohtang Pass?

Dec 2019: On 25 December the tunnel, which was known as Rohtang tunnel till then, was officially renamed as the Atal Tunnel.

Which is the smallest tunnel in India?

Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Tunnel

Other name(s) Chenani-Nashri Tunnel Patnitop Tunnel
Location Jammu and Kashmir, India
Status Active
Route NH 44
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