Pamban Bridge

As we all understand the fact that our country India has the power to innovate anything. Recently India is all set to introduce the longest railway bridge that will connect the town of Mandapam in the mainland in India to Rameswaram on Pamban Island to the mainland. This old Pamban bridge was built in 1914 and now it will be replaced by the new Pamban bridge. Indian Railways always introduce new high-tech trains in order to modernise the railway system of India. This time Indian Railways and the government is planning to introduce this unique bridge that will easily pass the ships through the sea.Pamban Bridge

Historical Background about Pamban Bridge 

There’s a story behind this iconic bridge. Do you know that the idea of this bridge was conceived during 19th century? If not then let me tell you that this idea of connecting Rameshwaram Island to the mainland was conceived during the British rule. In the year 1914 the bridge was constructed for the very first time in simpler version. The main reason behind the construction of this bridge was to enhance the connectivity for the South Indian Railways. This is for your information that the original cantilevered brid the with the central section that could be lifted to allow ships to pass through. Now, we all understand the fact that technology is totally changed now. Today our engineers are all set to introduce the new Pamban Bridge in India. The new bridge will be more modernized by the older one. The new Pamban Bridge will be 3 metres higher than the older ones. If you’re also willing to know more about this iconic bridge then do read the following specifications.

Specifications of the New Pamban Bridge

Indian Railways always tries to develop the railway system of India. This bridge will surely become revolutionary and an inspiration for other countries. If you are also excited to know more about this unique bridge then this blog is just for you. Here, in this blog we’re going to discuss some more interesting facts and specifications about the New Pamban Bridge.

  • The Total length of Pamban bridge is 2,070 metres (6,790 ft)
  • There’s total number of 100 spans in the new Pamban Bridge
  • This bridge will carry the train from Rameshwaram, Tamilnadu to mainland
  • There’s only 1 railway track on this bridge
  • The construction of this iconic bridge was started on February 2020 and it will surely end in 2024.
  • Our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the new Pamban Bridge in the month of November 2019.
  • The construction of this bridge was executed by Rail Vikas Nigam Limited at an estimated cost of ₹550 crore.
  • The main construction of this this iconic bridge was started in the month of February 2020.

Hence, Indian government is giving there best to boost the railway system in India. The construction of this iconic Pamban Bridge will become one of the masterpiece construction by our engineers.

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