Eluru railway station

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Eluru
ఏలురు
एलुर्
Indian Railway Station
Eluru rly.jpg
Station statistics
Address Eluru, West Godavari distt., Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates 16°43′04″N 81°07′11″E / 16.7179°N 81.1198°E / 16.7179; 81.1198Coordinates: 16°43′04″N 81°07′11″E / 16.7179°N 81.1198°E / 16.7179; 81.1198
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Line(s) Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada section of Howrah-Chennai main line
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 1 side platform,1 island platform
Tracks 6 Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Parking Available
Baggage check Not available
Other information
Opened 1893–96
Electrified 1995–96
Station code EE
Division(s) Vijayawada
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator South Central Railway
Location
Eluru railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Eluru railway station
Eluru railway station
Location in Andhra Pradesh

Eluru railway station, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Eluru in West Godavari district.

History[edit]

Between 1893 and 1896, 1,288 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, between Vijayawada and Cuttack, was opened for traffic.[1] The southern part of the East Coast State Railway (from Waltair to Vijayawada) was taken over by Madras Railway in 1901.[2]

Electrification[edit]

The Mustabad-Gannavaram-Nuzvid-Bhimadolu sector was electrified in 1995-96.[3]

Station category[edit]

Eluru is one of the eighteen ‘A’ category stations in the Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway. Eluru is also one of the ten model stations in the division.[4]

Amenities at the station include: computerized train reservation facility, waiting room, retiring room and book stall.[5]

Passenger movement[edit]

Eluru railway station serves about 10,000 passengers everyday.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Vijayawada Division – a profile". Indian Railways. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  5. ^ "Eluru railway station". Make My Trip. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  6. ^ "Eluru (EE)". India Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

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