India’s 1st vertical lift Pamban bridge, Indian Railways line to Ram Setu! PM Modi to lay foundation stones


India’s 1st vertical lift Pamban bridge, Indian Railways line to Ram Setu! PM Modi to lay foundation stones

Indian Railways link to Ram Setu! Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today lay the foundation stone of two very important Indian Railways projects in Tamil Nadu.

The first is the Rameswaram-Dhanushkodi railway line which will provide tourists and pilgrims with much-needed connectivity to Dhanushkodi town. Dhanushkodi is the starting point of Ram Setu, said to be a Hindu pilgrimage point. The other big project will be Indian Railways first vertical lift bridge over the sea, also being called the new Pamban bridge.

The railway connectivity between Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi will be restored with a 17.20 km stretch. The project will be developed at a cost of Rs 208 crore. Read More

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