As the train leaves PPGT, be ready to get an undisturbed & mesmerizing views of the river along with the engineering marvel - the Vidyasagar Setu. This bridge named after the 19th-century Bengali educationist reformer Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. It is the longest cable-stayed bridge in India and one of the longest in Asia with a total length of 823 metres. Construction began on 3 July 1979, and the bridge was commissioned on 10 October 1992 by the Hooghly River Bridge Commission. It became the longest span bridge of this type in the world. At that time it was the first cable-stayed bridge in India, the largest in Asia and the third largest in the world.