Bhimadole railway station

Bhimadole railway station (station code:BMD[1]), is an Indian Railways station nearby Eluru city of Andhra Pradesh. It lies on the Vijayawada–Nidadavolu loop line of Howrah–Chennai main line and is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Coast Railway zone.[2] It serves as a halt for sixteen trains every day.

Bhimadole
Indian Railways station
Bhimadole railway station name board.jpg
Bhimadole railway station name board
General information
LocationBhimadole, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates16°48′30″N 81°15′39″E / 16.8083°N 81.2607°E / 16.8083; 81.2607Coordinates: 16°48′30″N 81°15′39″E / 16.8083°N 81.2607°E / 16.8083; 81.2607
Elevation22 m (72 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Coast Railway
Line(s)Visakhapatnam–Vijayawada section of Howrah–Chennai main line
Platforms3
Tracks5 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
ParkingNot available
Other information
Station codeBMD
Zone(s) South Coast Railway
Division(s) Vijayawada
History
Opened1893–96
Electrified1995–96
Location
Bhimadole is located in Andhra Pradesh
Bhimadole
Bhimadole
Location in Andhra Pradesh
Bhimadole is located in India
Bhimadole
Bhimadole
Location in India

HistoryEdit

Between 1893 and 1896, 1,288 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, between Vijayawada and Cuttack, was opened for traffic.[3] The southern part of the East Coast State Railway (from Waltair to Vijayawada) was taken over by Madras Railway in 1901.[4]

ElectrificationEdit

The Mustabad–Gannavaram–Nuzvid–Bhimadolu sector was electrified in 1995–96.[5]

ClassificationEdit

Bhimadole railway station is categorized as a Non-Suburban Grade-6 (NSG-6) station in the Vijayawada railway division.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Distances in kilometers between stations on the Nuzvid – Navabpalem section" (PDF). Indian Railways. 12 September 2009. p. 44. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 April 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Bhimadole Railway Station – Train Departure Timings". India Rail Info.
  3. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  4. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900–1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  5. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Stations – Category-wise (NEW)". South Central Railway. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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