Pagidipalli–Nallapadu section

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Pagidipalli–Nallapadu section
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Route map of Guntur Division showing
Pagidipalli–Nallapadu section
Overview
Status Operational
Locale Andhra Pradesh
Termini Guntur
Macherla
Operation
Opened 1930
Owner Indian Railway
Operator(s) South Central Railway
Technical
Line length 238.49 km (148 mi)
Track length 130 km (81 mi)
Number of tracks 1
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge
Route map
Pagidipalli–Nallapadu section
to Guntur-Repalle section
0 Guntur
5 Nallapadu
to Nallapadu-Giddalur section
13 Bandarupalle
19 Mandapadu
22 Siripuram
26 Lingamguntla
30 Peddakurapadu
36 Gudipudi
42 Sattenapalle
54 Reddigudem
60 Bellamkonda
74 Piduguralla
83 Tummalacheruvu
95 Nadikudi
to Nadikudi–Macherla branch line
108 Pondugula
112 Vishnupuram
115 Damacherla
122 Kandrapole Halt
134 Miryalaguda
154 Tipparthi
171 Nalgonda
182 ShriRampuram
192 Narketpalli
198 Chityala
204 Ramannapet
219 Valigonda
222 Mamdapur
229 Nagireddipalli
241 Bommaipalli
to Warangal
245 Pagidipalli
to Secunderabad

The Pagidipalli–Nallapadu section is a single line section in Guntur railway division of South Central Railway.[1][2]

History[edit]

The Guntur-Macherla section was opened in 1930.[3] It was a Metre gauge line earlier. Later it was to converted Broad gauge. This line was used during the construction of Nagarjuna Sagar Dam.

Landscape view from Janmabhoomi Express that runs on Pagidipalli-Nallapadu section of Guntur Division

Route[edit]

This route starts from Pagidipalli and passes through Nadikudi, Sattenapalle, Piduguralla and joins Nallapadu near Guntur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evolution of Guntur Division" (PDF). South Central Railway. p. 3. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Jayadev demands more railway facilities in new capital". The Hans India. 12 March 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Mile stones in SCR".