Nellore railway station

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Nellore
నెల్లూరు
नेल्लूरु
Indian Railway Station
Station statistics
Address Railway Station Road, Santhapet, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates 14°27′40″N 79°59′23″E / 14.4611°N 79.9897°E / 14.4611; 79.9897Coordinates: 14°27′40″N 79°59′23″E / 14.4611°N 79.9897°E / 14.4611; 79.9897
Elevation 21 m (69 ft)
Line(s) Vijayawada-Chennai section of Howrah-Chennai main line and Delhi-Chennai line
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 4
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Parking Available
Baggage check Not available
Other information
Opened 1899
Electrified 1980–81
Station code NLR
Zone(s) South Central Railway
Division(s) Vijayawada
Station status Functioning
Location
Nellore railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Nellore railway station
Nellore railway station
Location in Andhra Pradesh

Nellore railway station, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Nellore in Nellore district.

History[edit]

The Vijayawada-Chennai link was established in 1899.[1]

The Chirala-Elavur section was electrified in 1980-81.[2]

Station category[edit]

Nellore is one of the fourteen ‘A’ category stations and one of the ten model stations in the Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway [3]

Layout[edit]

Nellore Station has the standard station layout with a perfect traction inside the station. All the tracks in the station are broad gauged and electrified.

Platforms[edit]

The station has 4 platforms. Each platform can handle a train with more than 24 coaches.

Busy station[edit]

Nellore railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.[4]

Nellore railway station is having escalators on number-1 and 4 plat forms.[5] Daily 160 trains, including 90 express trains and 10 passenger trains pass through this station.

Amenities[edit]

Nellore railway station has computerised reservation facilities (with all-India linkage), waiting room, retiring room, light refreshment facilities and book stall.[6]

Other Stations in Nellore[edit]

The city of Nellore consists of two other railway stations; these are:

Station Name Station Code
Nellore South Nls
Vedayapalem Vde
Padugupadu Pgu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IR History:Early days II". 1870-1899. IRFCA. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
  2. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 2012-11-10. 
  3. ^ "Vijayawada Division – a profile". Indian Railways. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  4. ^ "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  5. ^ "Escalators, lifts at 14 stations". The New Indian Express, 24 December 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Nellore railway station". Make my trip. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 

External links[edit]

Nellore travel guide from Wikivoyage

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
South Central Railway zone