Duvvada railway station

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Indian Railway Station
Duvvada Railway Station
Location Duvvada, Visakhapatnam dt., Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates 17°42′12″N 83°09′07″E / 17.70333°N 83.15184°E / 17.70333; 83.15184Coordinates: 17°42′12″N 83°09′07″E / 17.70333°N 83.15184°E / 17.70333; 83.15184
Elevation 46 m (151 ft)
Line(s) Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada section of Howrah-Chennai main line
Platforms 4
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code DVD
Zone(s) East Coast Railway
Division(s) Waltair railway division
Duvvada railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Duvvada railway station
Duvvada railway station
Location in Andhra Pradesh

Duvvada Railway Station, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Duvvada in Visakhapatnam district.It lies in Howrah-Chennai main line


Between 1893 and 1896, 1,288 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway was opened for traffic. In 1898-99, Bengal Nagpur Railway was linked to the lines in southern India.[1]

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant was established in the 1980s and the first coke oven battery was commissioned in 1989.[2]

Kaziranga Express in Duvvada


With the expansion of Visakhapatnam city, particularly with the setting up of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant large groups of people started living away from the main city. People inhabiting neighbourhoods such as Aganampudi, Lankelapalem, Paravada, NTPC township, Pharma City and Ukkunagaram needed a large railway station nearer to their place of living. Duvvada railway station serves the population in the southern outskirts of Visakhapatnam.[3] The nearest Airport is Visakhapatnam Airport/VTZ which is 8 km from Duvvada railway station.

Passenger movement[edit]

Duvvada railway station serves about 108,000 passengers on a daily basis. Many of trains always rush like Jhanmabhoomi express, Ratnachal express which are inter city service to other big cities like Secunderabad and Guntur.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 2012-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Visakhapatnam Steel Plant". Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  3. ^ "Appeal for better amenities at Duvvada". The Hindu, 18 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-21. 
  4. ^ "Duvvada (DVD)". India Rail Enquiry. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

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East Coast Railway zone
Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada section of Howrah-Chennai main line