Atal Tunnel was officially insisted as the 'World's Longest Highway Tunnel north of 10,000 Feet' by the World Book of Records, the Ministry of Defense said. Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry, Director General of Border Roads Organization (DGBR) got the distinction for the tremendous achievement of the Border Roads Organization (BRO) in fostering this planning wonder partner Manali to the Lahaul - Spiti Valley. World Book of Records UK is an affiliation that inventories and actually look at surprising records across the world with legitimate affirmation. The Atal Tunnel or the Rohtang Tunnel is named after past Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
The popular Atal Tunnel is a planning wonder in the Himalayas. The 9.02 km tunnel is an unmistakable benefit for the Lahaul and Spiti region as it gives secured, all-environment accessibility to the distant region with Manali, and finally with the rest of India. Atal Tunnel was focused on the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 3, 2020. Going before the advancement of the entry, the interstate remained shut all through the colder season for a long while, isolating Lahaul and Spiti from the focal region. The Atal Tunnel was worked at a height of 3000 m above sea level between Himachal Pradesh's Manali and Leh in Ladakh.
The entry evades the interesting Rohtang Pass, reduces travel time, and ensures ceaseless improvement of people and supplies. It furthermore opens one more part in the presence of nearby individuals at Lahaul and Spiti by completing their half-year division during chilly climate months. Advancement of this entry has decreased the distance on Manali - Sarchu road by 46 km and travel time by four to five hours, giving all-environment accessibility on the Manali - Leh turn. The 'Atal' is a horseshoe-shaped, single-tube twofold way tunnel with a road of 8 meters and a vertical opportunity of 5.525 meters. It has been expected for a traffic thickness of 3,000 vehicles every day and 1,500 trucks every day with the biggest speed of 80 kmph and besides has telephone network at every 150 meters if there should arise an occurrence of an emergency.
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