Atal tunnel in Himalayas ready for formal opening

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Published on September 15, 2020 - Duration: 02:19s

Atal tunnel in Himalayas ready for formal opening

Atal tunnel in Himalayas is ready to open soon.

"With this tunnel 46 kilometer is reduced and the saving of time is four hours.

Lahaul and Spiti is getting all weather connectivity," said Colonel Parikshit Mehra said Director of Atal Tunnel Project.

The Tunnel has been named after former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee (previously known as Rohtang Tunnel).

Highway tunnel being built under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas on the Leh-Manali Highway.

The tunnel being built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO).

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