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Pamban Rail Bridge

General Information

Completion: 1914
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Bascule bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge

Location

Location: , ,
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Next to: Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge (1988)
Coordinates: 9° 16' 58.68" N    79° 12' 34.78" E
Coordinates: 9° 16' 58.30" N    79° 11' 27.34" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 2 065 m

Chronology

13 January 2013

A naval barge adrift in bad weather floats onto the approach span near the Pamban Island abutment and hits the bridge deck. The damage seems to be minor as the deck remains in place.

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Participants

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20065916
  • Date created
    28/01/2014
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016