Nidadavolu Junction railway station

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Nidadavolu Junction
Indian Railway Junction Station
Nidadavolu Junction Board.jpg
Nidadavolu railway station main entrance
Location Main road, Nidadavolu, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates 16°53′52″N 81°40′28″E / 16.89770°N 81.67444°E / 16.89770; 81.67444Coordinates: 16°53′52″N 81°40′28″E / 16.89770°N 81.67444°E / 16.89770; 81.67444
Operated by Indian Railways
Line(s) Howrah-Chennai main line
Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada section
Platforms 3
Tracks 5 Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure type On Ground
Parking Available
Disabled access Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
Station code NDD
Zone(s) South Central Railway
Division(s) Vijayawada
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Howrah-Chennai main line
Bhimavaram - Nidadavolu section Terminus

Nidadavole railway station (station code:NDD)[1], located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Nidadavolu in West Godavari district. It is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[2] It was 300th most busiest railway station in India.[3]

History[edit]

Between 1893 and 1896, 1,288 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, between Vijayawada and Cuttack, was opened for traffic.[4] The southern part of the East Coast State Railway (from Waltair to Vijayawada) was taken over by Madras Railway in 1901.[5]

Classification[edit]

Nidadavolu railway station is a ‘B’ category station and also recognized as Model station in the Vijayawada railway division.[6][7]

Development[edit]

SCR recently installed Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM)s in this station.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Code Index" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. p. 2. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Statement showing Category-wise No.of stations" (PDF). p. 7. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "BUSIEST TRAIN STATIONS INDIA". 
  4. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  5. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
  6. ^ "Vijayawada division - A Profile" (PDF). South Central Railway. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Jump in SCR Vijayawada division revenue". The Hindu. Vijayawada. 28 April 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "SCR introduces mobile paper ticketing facility in 38 stations". 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
South Central Railway zone
South Central Railway zone Terminus