Samalkot railway station

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Samalkot Junction
సామర్లకోట జంక్షన్
सामर्लकोट जंक्शन्
Indian Railway Junction Station
North Cabin of Samalkot Junction.jpg
North Cabin of Samalkot Junction
Station statistics
Address Samalkota, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates 17°02′43″N 82°10′09″E / 17.0453°N 82.1691°E / 17.0453; 82.1691Coordinates: 17°02′43″N 82°10′09″E / 17.0453°N 82.1691°E / 17.0453; 82.1691
Elevation 9 m (30 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 3 Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Parking Available
Baggage check Not available
Other information
Opened 1893
Station code SLO
Zone(s) South Central Railway
Division(s) Vijayawada
Station status Functioning
Location
Samalkot railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Samalkot railway station
Location of Samalkot railway station in Andhra Pradesh

Samalkot railway station, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, in East Godavari district. It is a junction station with branch lines to Kakinada Port and Kotipalli railway stations. Kakinada Port is 12 km from Samalkot.

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]

Station category[edit]

Samalkot is one of the eighteen ‘A’ category stations in the Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway. Samalkot is also one of the ten model stations in the division.[3]

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. ^ "Vijayawada Division – a profile". Indian Railways. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 

External links[edit]

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