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Khushal Garh Bridge

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'''Khushal Garh Bridge'''
The Khushal Garh Bridge is situated between [[JandKhushalgarh]] and [[Kohat]] on crossing the Indus river. It was first constructed in 1901 for 2ft 6in/762mm narrow The broad gauge([[Rail_gauge#Narrow_GaugeBroad_Gauge|NGBG]]) railway bridge was completed in 1907 as part of the '''[[Khushalgarh-Kohat-Thal Railway]]'''. In 1907 it was redesigned for broad Prior to this date the BG line terminated at [[Khushalgarh]] and a narrow gauge([[Rail_gauge#Broad_GaugeNarrow_Gauge|NG]]) line continued from the right bank of the Indus via [[Kohat]] to [[Thal]], this line was converted to BG.  The BGline was opened in 1908 thus connecting from Jand on the NWR mainine through to [[Kohat]]as the ‘NWR Frontier Kohat Section’ , 39 miles(63km) <ref name=Admin.107>[https://archive.org/stream/BombayBarodaAndCentralIndiaRailwaySystem/Bombay_Baroda_And_Central_India_Railway_System#page/n115/mode/1up "Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 107]; Retrieved 9 Mar 2017</ref> and the ‘Kohat-Thal Section’, 62 miles(100km)to [[Thal]], the entire line was merged into NWR proper<ref name=Admin.128>[https://archive.org/stream/BombayBarodaAndCentralIndiaRailwaySystem/Bombay_Baroda_And_Central_India_Railway_System#page/n136/mode/1up "Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 128]; Retrieved 9 Mar 2017</ref>.  It is reported to have been constructed by a Mr Robertson (''unable to verify''). It is the shortest bridge over Indus river.
<ref>[http://pakistanrail.tripod.com/bridges.html Pakistani Rail "Khushal Garh Bridge"]; Retrieved 29 Apr 2016</ref>
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