Hyderabad Deccan railway station

Hyderabad Deccan railway station, popularly known as Nampally Station, (station code: HYB[1]) is located at Nampally, a locality in Hyderabad constructed and earlier run by the Nizam's Guaranteed State Railway of the Hyderabad State.

Hyderabad Deccan
Nampally
Express train, Passenger train and Commuter rail station
Hyb railway station building.jpg
Front view of the station
Other namesNampally railway station
LocationNampally, Hyderabad, Telangana
 India
Coordinates17°23′33″N 78°28′03″E / 17.3924°N 78.4675°E / 17.3924; 78.4675Coordinates: 17°23′33″N 78°28′03″E / 17.3924°N 78.4675°E / 17.3924; 78.4675
Elevation1,759 ft (536 m)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Central Railways
Platforms6
Tracks22
ConnectionsAuto stand, Taxi stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard on ground
ParkingYes
Disabled accessDisabled access Available
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeHYB
Zone(s) South Central Railway zone
Division(s) Secunderabad
History
Opened1907; 114 years ago (1907)
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Hyderabad Deccan is located in Telangana
Hyderabad Deccan
Hyderabad Deccan
Location in Telangana
Hyderabad Deccan is located in India
Hyderabad Deccan
Hyderabad Deccan
Location in India

IntroductionEdit

Hyderabad Deccan railway station is a terminus, meaning the tracks go only in one direction. The station has 6 platforms. Platform No. 4 is the main platform that is directly located at the main entrance of the station, and is the first platform that one reaches after entering the station. Platform No. 4 is meant for trains departing from Hyderabad Decan, such as Telangana Express, Charminar Express, Chennai Express, Godavari Express (PF. No. 5). Platform numbers 1, 2 and 3 are smaller platforms, and they are located on the "side" entrance of the station. These platforms are exclusively used for operating MMTS trains and the Warangal/ Kazipetta Push-Pull Service, and other slow low priority trains. Platform number 5 is used for departure of trains and Platform No. 6 is exclusively used for the arrival and receival of incoming trains.

AdministrationEdit

It falls under the Secunderabad Division of South Central Railway while Kacheguda comes under Hyderabad Division of SCR. The station serves the city of Hyderabad by rail to and from many important towns and cities in the country.

MMTS RailEdit

Nampally railway station is a train station in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Localities like Salar Jung Museum, Charminar and Hyderguda are accessible from this station. MMTS trains run from Hyderabad Deccan to Lingampalli/Falaknuma.

DevelopmentsEdit

The station is powered by 228 kW (306 hp) solar power plant costing 1.3 crore (US$170,000) funded by Persistent Foundation and EPC completed by Sunshot Technologies.[2] It is connected to Nampally Metro Station with a covered walkway and railing.[3]

 
Solar power plant at Hyderabad railway station

LinesEdit

InfrastructureEdit

This station has 7 pit lines for primary maintenance of trains originating from here.

And few weekly Express and Passenger trains are maintained here. Some of the trains which originating from Secunderabad will come to this station for primary maintenance.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Station Code Index" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. 2015. p. 45. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  2. ^ M. Somasekhar (23 March 2017). "Hyderabad's Nampally railway station gets rooftop solar power plant". Business Line. Hyderabad. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Metro rail near Nampally to have a period look".

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