Anand–Godhra section

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Anand–Godhra section
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleGujarat
TerminiAnand
Godhra
Stations11
Operation
OwnerIndian Railways
Operator(s)Western Railway
Technical
Track length79 km (49 mi)
Number of tracks1
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge
ElectrificationYes

The Anand–Godhra section belongs to Vadodara division of Western Railway zone in Gujarat State.[1]

History[edit]

Anand-Dakor branch was opened in 1874. The length of Anand-Dakor branch was 29 km. Dakor-Rukhyal and Rukhyal-Angadi branch was opened in 1875 and 1876 respectively. The total length of Dakor-Angadi branch was 15 km. 27 km Sevalia-Godhra branch was opened in 1882.[2]

The branch of Anand-Thasra and Thasra-Godhra was electrified in 1983 and 1984 respectively.[3]

Doubling[edit]

Doubling of Anand–Godhra section was sanctioned in 2017-2018.[4] Foundation stone of Anand–Godhra section was laid in 2019.[5] The length of Anand–Godhra section is 79 km.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passing trains through Anand–Godhra section". India Rail Info.
  2. ^ "Section opening dates from History of Western Railways, Ministry of Railways" (PDF). Western Railway.
  3. ^ "History of Electrification". Irfca.
  4. ^ "Summary of Projets As of 01/10/2017" (PDF). Western Railway.
  5. ^ "Adding Vibrancy to Gujarat's Legacy" (PDF). Indian Railways.
  6. ^ "Vadodara division gets Rs 265 crore sanctioned for railway projects". Times of India.