Tenali–Repalle branch line

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Tenali–Repalle branch line
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Schematic diagram showing Tenali–Repalle branch line of Guntur Railway Division
Overview
SystemIndian Railways
StatusOperational
LocaleAndhra Pradesh
TerminiTenali
Repalle
Stations6
Operation
Opened1916; 103 years ago (1916)
OwnerIndian Railway
Operator(s)Guntur division of South Coast Railway zone
CharacterAt-grade street running
Technical
Line length32.10 km (19.95 mi)
Number of tracks1
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge
Route map
Tenali–Repalle branch line
km
to Guntur–Tenali section
to Howrah–Chennai main line
0
Tenali
to Howrah–Chennai main line
Tenali–Guntur Road
Tenali–Chandole Road
3
Chinnaravuru
10
Zampini
Tenali-Kollur Road
14
Vemuru
20
Penumarru
23
Bhattiprolu
NH-214A
28
Pallikona
34
Repalle

Tenali–Repalle branch line is a non-electrified single track railway section in South Central Railway zone.[1] It connects Tenali and Repalle of Guntur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Further, this section intersects Howrah-Chennai main line and Guntur–Tenali section at Tenali.[2] Electrification of the section will be taken and the budget for the same was allocated in the year 2018-19.[3]

History[edit]

Tenali–Repalle branch line, a part of Guntur-Repalle broad gauge project was opened in January 1916, which was then owned by Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway.[4]

Jurisdiction[edit]

This branch line is having a length of 33.85 km (21.03 mi) and is administered under Guntur railway division, excluding Tenali which falls under Vijayawada railway division of South Coast Railway zone.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Surveys" (PDF). South Central Railway, Indian Railways. 24 July 2015. p. 14. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "SCR Railway Map 2018" (PDF). South Central Railway. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  3. ^ "All rail lines in SCR to be electrified soon". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 7 February 2018. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 24 April 2019.CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. ^ Somerset Playne, J.W.Bond and Arnol Wright. "Southern India: Its history, people, commerce and industrial resources". page 724. Asian Educational Services. Retrieved 13 March 2013.

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