Rayanapadu railway station

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Commuter, Inter-city and Regional rail station
LocationRayanapadu, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates16°34′38″N 80°33′45″E / 16.5771°N 80.5626°E / 16.5771; 80.5626Coordinates: 16°34′38″N 80°33′45″E / 16.5771°N 80.5626°E / 16.5771; 80.5626
Owned byIndian railways
Operated byIndian railways
Tracks6 Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Structure typeStandard (on ground)
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access
Other information
Station codeRYP
Zone(s) SCoR
Division(s) Vijayawada
ClassificationNon-Subruban Grade-3 (NSG-3)
Opened1899 (1899)
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Delhi-Chennai line
Rayanapadu is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh
Rayanapadu is located in India
Location in India

Rayanapadu railway station (station code:RYP[2]), is an Indian Railway station in Rayanapadu and a satellite station of Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh.[3] It is situated on Kazipet–Vijayawada section of New Delhi–Chennai main line and is administered by Vijayawada railway division of South Coast Railway zone. It is categorized as a Non-Subruban Grade-6 (NSG-6) station in the division.[4] Trains connecting HyderabadHowrah halts at this station, thereby bypassing and reducing congestion on the main station of Vijayawada.[5][6] There is also a proposal for a special bypass line to connect the station with Mustabada for freight trains.[7]


In terms of earnings and outward passengers handled, Rayanapadu is categorized as a Non-Subruban Grade-6 (NSG-6) railway station.[4] Based on the re–categorization of Indian Railway stations for the period of 2017–18 and 2022–23, an NSG–6 category station earns nearly ₹1 crore and handles close to 1 million passengers.[8]

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  1. ^ Apr 20, Ujwal Bommakanti. "Vij commuters irked over Rayanapadu pocket pinch | Vijayawada News – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Distances in kilometers between stations on the Nuzvid – Navabpalem section" (PDF). Indian Railways. 12 September 2009. p. 44. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Train services to be partially affected for nine days". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Stations – Category-wise (NEW)". South Central Railway. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  5. ^ India, The Hans (20 January 2019). "Rayanapadu railway station to turn satellite from April". www.thehansindia.com. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Transformation of Rayanapadu into satellite rly station underway". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  7. ^ India, The Hans (23 July 2017). "New rail track proposed between Rayanapadu and Mustabada". www.thehansindia.com. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Categorization of Railway Stations". Press Information Bureau. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2019.