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TRAINS LOOK MAJESTIC ON THE 100 YEAR OLD PAMBAN BRIDGE, BUILT ACROSS THE SEA IN RAMESHWARAM, INDIA
The 6,776 feet bridge connects the town of Rameshwaram on Pamban island to the Indian mainland. The bridge was opened by the British in 1914. The railway bridge is a conventional cantilever bridge with double leaf bascule section in the middle which can be opened to let ships pass through it, a road bridge passes parallel to it. The Rameshwaram sea bridge often features in the top 10 most dangerous railroads in the world. The train speed is limited to 15km/hr on this old bridge.
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