Ongole railway station

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Ongole
Indian Railway Station
Ongole railway station.jpg
Ongole railway station
Location Railway Station Road, Venkaiah Swamy Nagar, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates 15°29′52″N 80°03′24″E / 15.4977°N 80.0568°E / 15.4977; 80.0568Coordinates: 15°29′52″N 80°03′24″E / 15.4977°N 80.0568°E / 15.4977; 80.0568
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Line(s) Vijayawada-Chennai section of Howrah-Chennai main line and Delhi-Chennai line
Platforms 3
Tracks Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking

Available

Esclator Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code OGL
Zone(s) South Central Railway
Division(s) Vijayawada
History
Opened 1899
Electrified 1980–81
Location
Ongole railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Ongole railway station
Location of Ongole railway station in Andhra Pradesh

Ongole railway station (station code:OGL)[1], located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Ongole in Prakasam district. It is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone. [2]

History[edit]

The Vijayawada-Chennai link was established in 1899.[3]

The Chirala-Elavur section was electrified in 1980-81.[4]

Classification[edit]

Ongole railway station is an ‘A’–category station. It is recognized as a Model station and Touch & Feel (Modern Stations) in the Vijayawada railway division.[5][6]

Development[edit]

SCR recently installed Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM)s in this station and also having escalator facility in first flatform, lift facility available in third flatform.[7]

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). Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "IR History:Early days II". 1870-1899. IRFCA. Retrieved 2013-02-13. 
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 2013-02-13. 
  5. ^ "Vijayawada division – A Profile" (PDF). South Central Railway. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Jump in SCR Vijayawada division revenue". The Hindu. Vijayawada. 28 April 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "SCR introduces mobile paper ticketing facility in 38 stations". 

External links[edit]

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South Central Railway zone