Guntur–Tenali section

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Guntur–Tenali section
(SC-Repalle) Delta Passenger at Ghatkesar.jpg
Repalle Delta Passenger runs on this route
Overview
Status Operational
Locale Andhra Pradesh
Termini Guntur
Tenali
Operation
Opened 1916
Owner Indian Railway
Operator(s) South Central Railway
Technical
Line length 24.28 km (15.09 mi)
Track length 44 km (27 mi)
Number of tracks 1
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge
Route map
Guntur–Tenali section
km to Pagidipalli–Nallapadu section
59.4 Guntur
to Krishna Canal–Guntur section
NH-16 / AH-45
48 Vejendla
42 Sangam Jagarlamudi
38 Angalakuduru
to Howrah–Chennai main line
33.8 Tenali
to Howrah–Chennai main line
km to Tenali-Repalle branch line

The Guntur–Tenali section connects Guntur and Tenali of Guntur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It intersects Howrah-Chennai main line at Tenali.[1] The branch line is a non-electrified single-track railway.[2] The section is undergoing doubling and electrification.[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 24.28 km (15.09 mi) and is administered under Guntur railway division, excluding Tenali which falls under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Track-doubling work will begin in six months: official". The Hindu. 2011-09-22. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 
  2. ^ a b "Guntur Division" (PDF). South Central Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Guntur-Tenali Doubling with electrification". www.rvnl.org. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Mile stones in SCR".