Eluru railway station
|Indian Railway Station|
Eluru Railway Station Main Entrance
|Location||Eluru, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh
|Elevation||22 m (72 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Central Railway|
|Line(s)||Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada section of Howrah-Chennai main line|
|Platforms||3, 1 side platform,1 island platform|
|Tracks||6 Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
Eluru railway station is an Indian railway station in Eluru city of Andhra Pradesh. It lies on the Howrah-Chennai main line and is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone. It is ranked as 85th most busiest railway station in India.
Between 1893 and 1896, 1,288 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, between Vijayawada and Cuttack, was opened for traffic. The southern part of the East Coast State Railway (from Waltair to Vijayawada) was taken over by Madras Railway in 1901.
The Mustabad-Gannavaram-Nuzvid-Bhimadolu sector was electrified in 1995-96.
SCR to provile baby food at this station soon
Eluru city consists of five other railway stations. These are:
|Station Name||Station Code||Railway Division|
|Vatluru Station||VAT||Vijayawada Division|
|Powerpet Station||PRH||Vijayawada Division|
|Denduluru Station||DEL||Vijayawada Division|
|Sitampet Station||STPT||Vijayawada Division|
|Bhimadole Station||BMD||Vijayawada Division|
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- "Railways to provide baby food at stations".