Tirupati railway station

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Tirupati
Express train, Passenger train and Commuter rail station
TPTY Name Board.jpg
Tirupati railway station
Location Chennai-Anantpur High way 205, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates 13°37′40″N 79°25′10″E / 13.6279°N 79.4194°E / 13.6279; 79.4194Coordinates: 13°37′40″N 79°25′10″E / 13.6279°N 79.4194°E / 13.6279; 79.4194
Elevation 150 m (492 ft)
Line(s) Gudur-Katpadi Branch line
Platforms 5
Tracks 8
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code TPTY
Zone(s) South Central Railway zone
Division(s) Guntakal
Electrified Yes
Location
Tirupati railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Tirupati railway station
Tirupati railway station
Location in Andhra Pradesh

Tirupati railway station (station code:TPTY)[1] railway station, located in the India state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Tirupati and the regular flow of large number of pilgrims visiting Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Chittoor district.

History[edit]

A metre gauge line of South Indian Railway Company, opened in 1891, started from Villupuram in South Arcot district and passed through Katpadi and Chittoor to Pakala.[2] The Katpadi-Gudur line, covering Tirupati, has since been converted to broad gauge.[3]

Classification[edit]

Tirupati is classified as an A1–category station in the Guntakal railway division.[4] It is also one among the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway.[5]

Revenue[edit]

The table below shows the passenger earnings of the station previous years[6]

Year Earnings (in Lakhs)
2011–12 15536.77
2012–13 16973.58
2013–14 19787.68
2014–15 23226.40

Amenities[edit]

Tirupati Railway Station has 5 Platforms and each can handle a train with more than 24 Coaches . Escelators are available at each and every platform . Tirupati Railway Station handle daily more than 45 Pairs of Passenger Trains.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Code Index" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. p. 2. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  2. ^ W.Francis. Gazetter of South India, Vol 1, Page 14. Google Books. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  3. ^ "Katpadi Jn – Pakala Jn". IRFCA, 1966. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  4. ^ "Category of Stations over Guntakal Division". South Central Railway zone. Portal of Indian Railways. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Archived from the original on 10 May 2014. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  6. ^ http://www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in/redevelopment_view_details_r.jsp?ID1=TIRUPATI

External links[edit]

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