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This pic was taken on my way out of Rajahmundry...

The bridge in the fading background is the asia's largest rail-cum-road bridge on the river Godavari linking Kovvur and Rajahmundry and is considered to be an engineering feat. This is the First Godavari Rail Bridge was built in the year 1897, under the supervision of Er. Walton, a British Engineer, across the mighty River Godavari connecting East Godavari with West Godavari. Stretching for three kilometres, constructed with stone masonry and steel girders, this bridge served the trains plying between Chennai and Howrah.

The bridge in the forefront is one of the three rail-road bridges in Rajahmundry..

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