Monday, November 18, 2019

Transport infrastructure

Bandra – Worli Sea Link

Large cable-stayed bridge across a bay of Arabian Sea, part of the ambitious Western Freeway system. 5.6 km long, with 128 m tall pylons. Location,...

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

One of most iconic railway terminal buildings in Asia, built in 1897. One of most sumptuous and largest examples of Gothic Revival architecture with...

Howrah Bridge

Impressive cantilever bridge across Hooghly River, built in 1943. The longest span - 457,5 m. Most likely, this is the busiest cantilever bridge in...

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Monument of technology. This 86 km long railway line ascends approximately 2,100 m. It was built in 1881 and has been preserved in its...

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Unique rack railway, 41.8 km long line, rising approximately 2,200 m, built in 1908. Preserved in its historical state. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.3851 N 76.7178 E Categories: Transport...

Double decker root bridge near Cherrapunji

Root bridges are not built but grown of the roots of Ficus elastica trees. Such a living bridge over time gets additional supports from...

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Iconic 139 meters high arch bridge, built in 1932. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.8517 S 151.2110 E Categories: Transport infrastructure, Bridges and overpasses Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...

Sonjuk Bridge

A historical bridge which was constructed in 1290. A national monument since 1780, closed to traffic. In 1392 on this bridge was killed the...

Madeira Airport runway

One of the most daring airport structures in the world - a runway which is built partly on an artificial platform, elevated on 180...

Possible Maya bridge at Yaxchilan

Structures at the banks of Usumacinta River and in the middle of it hint at existence of the longest bridge of the ancient world....