Kakinada Port railway station

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Not to be confused with Kankinara railway station.
Kakinada Port
కాకినాడ పోర్ట్
काकिनाड पोर्ट
Indian Railway Station
Location Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates 16°57′21″N 82°14′26″E / 16.9558°N 82.2405°E / 16.9558; 82.2405Coordinates: 16°57′21″N 82°14′26″E / 16.9558°N 82.2405°E / 16.9558; 82.2405
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Line(s) Samalkot-Kakinada branch line
Platforms 3
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Not available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code COA
Zone(s) South Central Railway
Division(s) Vijayawada
History
Opened 2011
Location
Kakinada Port railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kakinada Port railway station
Kakinada Port railway station
Location in Andhra Pradesh

Kakinada Port railway station, a railway station located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Kakinada in East Godavari district, Kakinada Port and industries in the region. It is 13 km from Samalkot.

New station[edit]

Kakinada Port railway station was built at a cost of Rs. 50 million (50 million) and opened in 2011. Rs. 980 million (980 million) was spent in doubling the Samalkot-Kakinada line.[1][2]

Station category[edit]

Kakinada Port railway station is one of the eighteen 'A’ category stations in the Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway.[3]

New line project[edit]

Kakinada-Pithapuram line project was sanctioned in the Railway Budget for 2012-13.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kakinada Port station to be opened next month". The Hindu, 31 August 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kakinada Port new railway station opened finally". South Central Railway. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Vijayawada Division – a profile" (PDF). Indian Railways. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Salient features of Railway Budget 2012-13". SC Railway. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 

External links[edit]

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