Rayagada railway station

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Rayagada
रायगड
రాయగడ
Indian Railway Junction Station
Rayagada Railway Station.jpg
Rayagada railway station
Station statistics
Address Rayagada, Odisha
India
Coordinates 19°10′33″N 83°24′38″E / 19.1759°N 83.4106°E / 19.1759; 83.4106Coordinates: 19°10′33″N 83°24′38″E / 19.1759°N 83.4106°E / 19.1759; 83.4106
Elevation 207 m (679 ft)
Line(s) Jharsuguda-Vizianagaram line
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 03
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Parking Available
Baggage check Not available
Other information
Opened 1931
Station code RGDA
Zone(s) East Coast Railway
Division(s) Waltair
Station status Functioning
Location
Rayagada railway station is located in Odisha
Rayagada railway station
Rayagada railway station
Location in Odisha

Rayagada railway station, located in the Indian state of Odisha, serves Rayagada in Rayagada district.

History[edit]

The 79 km (49 mi) Vizianagaram-Parvatipuram line was opened in 1908-09 and an extension to Salur was built in 1913. The Parvatipuram-Raipur line was completed in 1931.[1]

The Koraput-Rayagada Rail Link Project was completed on 31 December 1998.[2]

Paper mill[edit]

J. K. Organisation operates a paper mill near Rayagada.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Rayagada railway station has a double-bedded non-AC retiring room and a six-bedded dormitory.[4]

Passenger movement[edit]

Rayagada railway station serves around 93,000 passengers everyday.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 2012-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Koraput-Rayagada Rail Link Project". Process Register. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  3. ^ "JK Organisation". Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  4. ^ "East Coast Railway Amenities at Stations (as in 2008)". Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Rayagada (RGDA)". Indian Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
East Coast Railway zone
Terminus East Coast Railway zone