Malviya Bridge, inaugurated in 1887, is a double decker bridge over the Ganges at Varanasi. It includes rail song on lower deck and street at the higher deck. It is one of the main bridges at the Ganges and contains the Grand Trunk Road across the river. It has 7 spans of 350 ft and nine spans of 110 ft and it changed into the first bridge of its type built within the Indian sub-continent with the aid of the engineers of Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway.
The engineer in charge of construction of the Dufferin Bridge was Frederick Thomas Granville Walton, who went on to end up the Engineer in Chief of the Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway agency. The bridge turned into renamed because the Malviya Bridge in 1948 after Madan Mohan Malaviya. As the bridge is near Rajghat, it's also domestically referred to as Rajghat bridge. Malviya Bridge is among Kashi, Varanasi and Mughal Sarai stations.
In Rudyard Kipling's tale The Bridge Builders, the bridge is given the name Kashi Bridge, after the close by city additionally known as Varanasi. Dufferin Bridge's beginning rite became delayed because of floods; the Kashi bridge in the story also faces similar troubles due to flooding just before it changed into opened to public.