This portion of the Pamban sea bridge is painted periodically to protect it from corrosion. The process goes on for few days with number of painters working along with the train movement. In this image some portion of the bridge has been coated with the paint while other can be seen with primer coat. Being morning time painting work is yet to start. Few fishermen are busy in their daily routine while Chennai Egmore to Rameswaram Boat mail express travels slowly through the double-leaf bascule section, which can be raised to let ships and barges pass through.