Guntur–Tenali section

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Guntur–Repalle section
(SC-Repalle) Delta Passenger at Ghatkesar.jpg
Repalle Delta Passenger runs on this route
Overview
Status Operational
Locale Andhra Pradesh
Termini Guntur
Repalle
Operation
Opened 1916
Owner Indian Railway
Operator(s) South Central Railway
Technical
Track length 44 km (27 mi)
No. of tracks 1
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge

The Guntur–Tenali section connects Guntur and Tenali of Guntur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Further, it intersects Guntur–Krishna Canal section at Guntur, Howrah-Chennai main line and Tenali-Repalle branch line at Tenali.[1][2] The branch line is a non-electrified single-track railway.[3]

History[edit]

Guntur–Tenali section, a part of Guntur-Repalle broad gauge project was opened in the year 1916, which was then owned by Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway.[4]

Jurisdiction[edit]

The section covers a total length of 25.28 km (15.71 mi) and is administered under Guntur railway division, excluding Tenali which falls under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[3]

Guntur-Repalle section
km to Guntur-Macherla section
59.4 Guntur
to Guntur–Krishna Canal section
NH-16 or AH-45
48 Vejendla
42 Sangam Jagarlamudi
38 Angalakuduru
to Vijayawada–Chennai section
33.8 Tenali
to Vijayawada–Chennai section
km to Tenali-Repalle branch line

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map of Tenali". India Rail Info. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Map of Guntur". India Rail Info. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Guntur Division" (PDF). South Central Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Mile stones in SCR".