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Gudur Junction railway station

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Elevation  19 m (62 ft)
Opened  1899
Platforms in use  3
Parking  Available
Phone  091779 37021
Gudur Junction railway station
Location  MuthyalaPeta, Gudur, Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh India
Line(s)  Vijayawada-Chennai section of Howrah-Chennai main line and Delhi-Chennai line Gudur-Katpadi Branch line
Tracks  Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Structure type  Standard (on ground station)
Address  Foot Over Bridge, Narsingharao Pet, Gudur, Andhra Pradesh 524101
Similar  Ongole railway station, Tenali Junction railway st, Chirala railway station, Vijayawada Junction railway st, Tirupati railway station

Gudur railway station, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Gudur in Nellore district. It is a major junction station with branch lines to Arakkonam and Vellore Katpadi via Tirupati. It is under the administration of Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.

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History

The Vijayawada-Chennai link was established in 1899.

The Chirala-Elavur section was electrified in 1980-81.

Classification

Gudur railway station is an ‘A’–category station. It is recognized as a Model station and Adarsh station in the Vijayawada railway division.

Busy station

Gudur Junction have lifts in all the platforms and Escalator on first platform. Daily 177 trains, including 90 express trains and 10 passenger trains originate and pass through this station.

Amenities

Gudur Junction has computerised reservation facilities (with all-India linkage), waiting room, retiring room, light refreshment facilities and book stall. SCR recently installed Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM)s in Gudur station.

Proposal

There is a new proposal by Indian Railway that to increase platforms from 3 to 7 platforms

References

Gudur Junction railway station Wikipedia


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