The Pamban Bridge connects the town of Mandapam with Pamban Island and Rameswaram. The spectacular Pamban bridge is India’s first cantilever bridge which is over 100 years old. It connects the town of Mandapam with Pamban Island and Rameswaram. As the 100th anniversary of the Pamban bridge is coming close, the Ministry of Railways shared photos of the bridge after a fresh paint job today. Have you seen it already?
The New Look Of Tamil Nadu’s Pamban Bridge
Sharing a tweet, the Railway Ministry tweeted stunning photos with the caption, “Great Pamban Bridge, the century-old engineering marvel, has withstood the test of times and continues to woo tourists far and wide!Catch a glimpse of the newly painted Pamban Bridge,” the ministry added. The Pamban bridge looks spectacular with a new coating of fresh white paint. It stands tall and majestic amid the blew waters below.
Great Pamban Bridge, the century old engineering marvel, has withstood the test of times and continues to woo tourists far and wide!
Catch a glimpse of the newly painted Pamban Bridge 🌉 pic.twitter.com/9J7lerO3k0
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) January 20, 2021
The Pamban Bridge is India’s first sea bridge with 143 piers that spans for two kilometres between the mainland and the island. It is currently the second-longest sea bridge in India after Bandra-Worli sea link on Mumbai’s western coast. Also, this February, the Pamban bridge, which was commissioned in 1914, will turn 100. To commemorate this special occasion, the officials of the Southern Railway’s Madurai division have planned several programs which are spread over a month. Here’s our Chief Editor, Kamiya Jani’s experience visiting Rameswaram.