Secunderabad railway division

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Secunderabad Railway Division
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6-Secunderabad railway division
Reporting markSC
LocaleTelangana State, India
Dates of operation1966; 53 years ago (1966)
PredecessorSouthern Railway zone
Length1,488 km (925 mi)
HeadquartersSecunderabad
Websitewww.scr.indianrailways.gov.in

Secunderabad Railway Division is one of the six divisions of South Central Railway zone (SCR) of the Indian Railways.[1] It is one of the top five divisions of Indian Railways and its divisional and zonal headquarters are at Secunderabad.[2]

History[edit]

Secunderabad division was formed on 2 October 1966. It had broad gauge and meter gauge, later, meter gauge was a part of Hyderabad division.[2]

Routes[edit]

It covers the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The following are the sections under the division.

Kazipet railway station
Karimnagar railway station
Secunderabad Jn. – Kazipet Jn. – Peddapalli Jn. – Ramagundam. – Balharshah Jn.
Peddapalli Jn. – Nizamabad Jn
Balharshah Jn. – Gadchandur
Bibinagar Jn. – Pagidipall
Kazipet Jn. – Dornakal Jn. – Kondapalli.
Motamarri – Mellacheruvu
Dornakal Jn. – Manuguru(completed) – Bhupalpalle -Ramagundam(survey completed but government not allocating funds)
Kesarapalli – Singareni
Secunderabad Jn. – Vikarabad Jn. – Latur Road Jn – Parli Vaijnath
Vikarabad Jn. – Wadi Jn.
Vijayawada- Warangal[3]

Economy[edit]

The division contributes 64% of freight and over 35% of passenger traffic to South Central Railway. During 2011–12, the division revorded total earnings of 3,958 crore (US$570 million). The division has 22,178 employees. During 2012–13, the division carried a total of 32.14 million passengers, 17.48 t (17.20 long tons; 19.27 short tons) of freight with gross earnings of 1,264.02 crore (US$180 million).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Central Railway Divisions". Portal of Indian Railways. South Central Railway. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Brief Introduction of Division". South Central Railway. Portal of Indian Railways. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Overview of Warangal Station". indiarailinfo. Retrieved 8 September 2014.