Kakinada Port railway station

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Kakinada Port
Indian Railway Station
Kakinada Town Railway Station 02.JPG
Location Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates 16°57′21″N 82°14′26″E / 16.9558°N 82.2405°E / 16.9558; 82.2405Coordinates: 16°57′21″N 82°14′26″E / 16.9558°N 82.2405°E / 16.9558; 82.2405
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Line(s) Samalkot-Kakinada branch line
Platforms 3
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Not available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code COA
Zone(s) South Central Railway
Division(s) Vijayawada
History
Opened 2011
Location
Kakinada Port railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kakinada Port railway station
Kakinada Port railway station
Location in Andhra Pradesh

Kakinada Port railway station (station code:COA)[1] is an Indian railway station in Kakinada of East Godavari district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It lies on the Samalkot–Kakinada Port branch line, a branch line of Howrah–Chennai main line. It is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[2]

History[edit]

Kakinada Port railway station was built at a cost of 5 crore (US$780,000) and was opened on 26 December 2011.[3]

Classification[edit]

Kakinada Port railway station is a ‘B’ category station and also recognized as Model station in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[4][5]

Development[edit]

The Kakinada Port Railway Station has three platforms. SCR recently installed Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM)s in this station.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Code Index" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. p. 1. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Kakinada Town railway station info". India Rail Info. Retrieved 19 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Kakinada Port new railway station opened finally". South Central Railway. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Vijayawada division - A Profile" (PDF). South Central Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Jump in SCR Vijayawada division revenue". The Hindu. Vijayawada. 28 April 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "SCR introduces mobile paper ticketing facility in 38 stations". 

External links[edit]

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