Guntur–Krishna Canal section

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Guntur–Krishna Canal section
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleAndhra Pradesh
TerminiKrishna Canal
Guntur
Operation
Opened1966; 53 years ago (1966)
OwnerIndian Railway
Operator(s)South Coast Railway
Technical
Line length25.36 km (15.76 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge
Route map
to Vijayawada Junction
0 Krishna Canal Junction
to Howrah-Chennai main line
7 Mangalagiri
18 Namburu
20 Pedakakani Halt
25 Resauli
25 New Guntur
to Guntur–Tenali section
27 Guntur
32 Nallapadu
to Guntur-Macherla section
to Nandyal–Yerraguntla section & Guntakal–Nandyal section

Source: India Rail Info[1]

The Guntur–Krishna Canal section is a section of Indian Railways. It connects Krishna Canal railway station with Guntur railway station and further, it also connects Howrah-Chennai main line at Krishna Canal, Guntur-Macherla section and Guntur-Tenali sections at Guntur Junction.[2]

History[edit]

Vijayawada to Guntur broad gauge section was opened in 1966.[3]

Jurisdiction[edit]

It is an electrified double-track railway having a length of 25.36 km (15.76 mi).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "77283/Guntur–Vijayawada DEMU". India Rail Info.
  2. ^ "Operations scenario" (PDF). South Central Railway. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Time Line and Milestones of Events". South Central Railway. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Jurisdiction of Guntur Division" (PDF). South Central Railway. Retrieved 24 May 2017.