Babianjiang Railway Bridge

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Babianjiang Railway Bridge
Yutangxiang, Yunnan, China
394 feet high / 120 meters high
551 foot span / 168 meter span


Babianjiang Railway Bridge is one of several giant beam spans on the Yuxi to Mohan Railway in Yunnan Province that is eventually expected to connect the large cities of Kunming, China with Bangkok, Thailand. The most famous crossing on the route is the colossal Yuanjiang Railway Bridge with piers 154 meters tall and the highest truss span in the world at 223 meters.

Babianjiang Railway Bridge at Km 201 has a central span configuration of 89+168+89 meters on piers as tall as 95 meters. The alignment crosses a reservoir surface approximately 25 meters higher then the old river level.


Babianjiang Railway Bridge satellite image.


Babianjiang Railway Bridge Location map.

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