Guntakal–Vasco da Gama section

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Guntakal–Vasco da Gama section
Howrah bound Amaravati Express at Vizianagaram.jpg
Amaravati Express is a prestigious train running on Guntakal–Vasco da Gama section
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleAndhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa
TerminiGuntakal Junction (GTL)
Vasco da Gama (VSG)
Stations73
Services1
Operation
OwnerIndian Railway
Operator(s)South Central Railway zone
South Western Railway zone
Konkan Railway
Technical
Line length457 km (284 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Old gauge1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
ElectrificationNo
Operating speed100 kilometres per hour (62 mph)
Route number7/7A/49/49A[1]
Route map
km
0 Guntakal Junction on Mumbai–Chennai line
5 Guntakal West
12 Bantanahal
16 Sankara-Gummanur
19 Bevinahalu
23 T Sakibanda
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
27 Virapur
36 Hagari
44 Haddinagundu
50 Bellary Junction
to Bangalore–Arsikere–Hubli line
54 Bellary Cantt (Halt)
55 Bellary Cantt
70 Kudatini
77 Daroji
83 Toranagallu Junction
Bannihatti
Ranajitpura
90 Gadiganru
97 Bayaluvaddigeri
102 Papinayakanahalli
109 Kariganuru
115 Hosapete Junction
to Bangalore–Arsikere–Hubli line
121 Munirabad
127 Hitnal
To Raichur
0 Chikkabenakal
8 Jabbalagudda
17 Budhagumpa
26/132 Ginigera Junction
143 Koppal
155 Bhanapur
159 Talakal
166 Bannikoppa
173 Sompur Road
182 Harlapur
191 Kanginhal
200 Gadag Junction
to Solapur–Guntakal section
205 Binkadakati
213 Hulkoti
219 Kondikoppa
223 Annigeri
231 Navalgund Road
235 Sisvinhalli
239 Hebsur
248 Kusugal
to Hubli–Bangalore line
258 Hubli Junction
262 Unkal
267 Amargol
272 Navalur
278 Dharwad
284 Kyarkop
292 Mugad
298 Kambarganvi
304 Kashanatti
315 Alnavar Junction
Shingatgeri
Ambewadi
321 Bhistenhatti
324 Tavargatti
329 Nagargali
336 Devarayi
344 Shivathan
349 Londa Junction
to Londa–Miraj–Pune line
361 Tinai ghat
373 Castle Rock
Karnataka
Goa
381 Caranzol
387 Dudhsagar
388 Dudhsagar Falls
392 Sonalium
400 Kulem
408 Kalem
Zuari River
417 Kudchade
423 Chandar
427 Sanjuje Da Arey
to Mangalore Junction
More information: Konkan Railway
432 Madgaon Junction
439 Suravali
440 Majorda Junction
to Panvel & Mumbai CST
445 Cansaulim
449 Sankval
452 Dabolim
Goa International Airport
457 Vasco da Gama

Sources: Google[full citation needed] and India Rail Info[2]

The Guntakal–Vasco da Gama section is a railway line connecting the town of Guntakal in Andhra Pradesh and Vasco da Gama in Goa, India. It traverses the Western ghats and covers a distance of 457 kilometres (284 mi) across Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Major stations[edit]

Major cities in Karnataka such as Dharwad, Hubli, Gadag, Hosapete and Bellary lie directly on this railway line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Train Time Table". Indian Railways. Railway Board. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Amaravati Express". India Rail Info.