Peddapalli Junction railway station
|Express train & Passenger train Station|
|Location||Peddapalli, Peddapalli district, Telangana|
|Elevation||230 metres (750 ft)|
|Line(s)||New Delhi–Chennai main line|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||South Central Railway zone|
|Fare zone||South central railway|
Peddapalli Junction (station code:PDPL) is a railway station that serves Peddapalli town of karimnagar district in state of Telangana, India. It is under the administration of Secunderabad Railway Division of South Central Railway. The station is located on New Delhi-Chennai Main Line that connects North and South India, and also serves as the junction point for Kazipet Junction, Nizamabad Junction and Balharshah Junction.
The railway line between Kazipet and Balharshah was completed in 1929, which made Chennai to directly link to Delhi. Peddapalli-Nizamabad railway line (177 km) was sanctioned by P.V. Narasimha Rao, 10th Prime Minister of India in the year of 1994. Peddapalli-Karimnagar railway line was completed and train services began in 2001 and later on Karimnagar-Jagityal line was completed and demu services were started in 2007.
Layout and services
The station is situated on Delhi-Chennai Line which is Broad Gauge Double Electrified. And the line that passes towards Nizamabad runs on Diesel Locos, where it meets Secunderabad-Manmad section. The station is served by 22 trains every day and 14 non-daily trains. Most of the trains halting or passing through this station are bound for New Delhi. As of February 2016, there aren't any trains that directly connect Peddapalli to Nizamabad as the line is in its final stages of construction in Nizamabad city area. However the services run up to Jagityal on Nizamabad-Peddapalli line.
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