Duvvada

Duvvada is a suburban area of Visakhapatnam city, under the Revenue Mandal of Gajuwaka in Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation.
A sub-post Office located at Duvvada with pincode 530046[1]

Duvvada
Neighbourhood
Duvvada railway station name board
Duvvada railway station name board
Duvvada is located in Andhra Pradesh
Duvvada
Duvvada
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°41′59″N 83°09′27″E / 17.69972°N 83.15750°E / 17.69972; 83.15750Coordinates: 17°41′59″N 83°09′27″E / 17.69972°N 83.15750°E / 17.69972; 83.15750
Country India
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictVisakhapatnam
Government
 • BodyGreater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
530046
Vehicle registrationAP 32 and AP 33

EtymologyEdit

The name Duvvada was earlier Dvivada, meaning 'Two Forts' or 'Town of Two forts'.

TransportEdit

APSRTC buses are accessible from Dwaraka Bus Station are 38Y & 400K. And also buses are access from surrounding areas are Gajuwaka, Kurmannapalem, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Aganampudi, Vadlapudi etc.

APSRTC routes
Route Number Start End Via
38Y Duvvada Railway Station RTC Complex Kurmannaplem, Old Gajuwaka, BHPV, Airport, NAD Kotharoad, Birla Junction, Gurudwar
400K Duvvada Railway Station Maddilapalem Kurmannaplem, Old Gajuwaka, New Gajuwaka, Malkapuram, Scindia, Railway Station, RTC Complex

By Rail

Duvvada railway station serves about 108,000 passengers on a daily basis. Many of trains always rush like Jhanmabhoomi express, Ratnachal express which are intercity service to other big cities like Secunderabad and Guntur.[4]

FeaturesEdit

  • QualityInn Ramachandra Hotels is located near Duvvada Railway Station, well suited for Business stays, Conference meetings and for value-adding Industrial visits to Vizag Steel Plant, APIIC SEZ.
  • Vignan College of Engineering and Technology is near to Duvvada railway station.
  • Gonna Institute of information technology (GIITS) is a nearby Engineering college (7 km from station) which offers B.tech and diploma courses
  • There is a suburban railway station of Visakhapatnam in East Coast Railway, Indian Railways.
  • It has been developed as a satellite station for Visakhapatnam Railway Station, It has 4 platforms.
  • long-distance trains also have halted at Duvvuda station.
  • The Duvvuda Station is near to VSEZ Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone and also to Vizag Steel Plant (RINL-VIZAG).
  • Duvvada railway station is the first station of East Coast Railway[2]

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