Hyderabad railway division

Hyderabad railway division is one of the three divisions of South Central Railway zone of the Indian Railways.[1][2] The headquarters of the Division is at Secunderabad and its zonal headquarters is at Secunderabad. Even though Hyderabad has its own Division, the Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station itself falls under Secunderabad Railway Division.[3] Secunderabad–Manmad section also known as Kacheguda–Manmad line is an important Railway route connecting the States of Telangana and Maharashtra, most Stations on this route are administrated by Hyderabad Division and Nanded railway Division.

Hyderabad railway division
Shortened form of South Central Railway Zone of Indian Railways.jpg
Kachiguda railway station, Hyderabad, India.JPG
Headquarters at Kacheguda
Reporting markHYB
LocaleTelangana, India
Dates of operation1977; 45 years ago (1977)
PredecessorSouthern Railway zone
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Electrification25 kV AC, 50 Hz
Length653 kilometres (406 mi)


Hyderabad Division has carved out from Secunderabad railway division on 17 November 1977. In 2003 the Hyderabad division was further carved out to form Nanded railway division.[4] The jurisdiction of Hyderabad division covers mainly the erstwhile Nizam's State Railway, passing through Telangana state and Rayalaseema areas of Andhra Pradesh, a small section of 47.63 kilometres (29.60 mi) from Dharmabad to Mudkhed lies in Maharashtra state and a section of 23 kilometres (14 mi) from Panduranga Swamy Road to Raichur lies in Karnataka.[5]


The division covers a route of 653 kilometres (406 mi) having [6] total of 104 stations. The division is responsible for maintenance of almost all railway assets and estates in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.


Section Type of track Traction Distance
Secunderabad Jn (excl)-Mahbubnagar-Gadwal Jn-Dhone Jn(excl)(B.G.) Double & Single Electric & Diesel 352.16 kilometres (218.82 mi)
Secunderabad (excl)Jn-Nizamabad Jn-Jankampet Jn-Mudkhed (excl)(B.G.) Single Diesel 272.58 kilometres (169.37 mi)
Jankampet Jn-Bodhan (B.G.) Single Electric 20 kilometres (12 mi)
Gadwal Jn- Raichur Jn(excl)(B.G.) Single Electric 57.00 kilometres (35.42 mi)
Devarakadra Jn- Makthal(B.G.) Single Diesel 42 kilometres (26 mi)
Manoharabad-Gajwel Single Diesel 40 kilometres (25 mi)
Akanapet (AKE)–Medak (MEDAK)[7] Double & Single Diesel 17.2 kilometres (10.7 mi)

Under constructionEdit

  • Makthal (MKTHL)–Krishna (KSN) 24 kilometres (15 mi).
  • Gajwel (GAJWL)-kothapalli(KPHI)111 kilometres (69 mi)

Major stations and categoriesEdit

The list includes the stations under the Hyderabad division and their station category[8][9][10][11][12]

Category No. of stations Names of stations
Annual earning > Rs. 50 crore
1 Kacheguda
Annual earning Rs. 6 to 50 crore
2 Nizamabad Jn., Kurnool
Annual earning Rs. 3 to 6 crore
3 Mahbubnagar, Gadwal, Basar, Kamareddy
Suburban stations
9 Sitafalmandi, Arts College, Jamai Osmania, Vidyanagar, Malakpet, Dabirpura, Yakutpura, Huppuguda, Falaknuma railway station
Annual earning Rs. 1 to 3 crore
9 Dharmabad, Jadcherla, Shadnagar, Umdanagar, Umri, Bolarum, Malkajgiri, Wanaparthi Road
Annual earning < 1 crore
Halt stations
Total 104

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "South Central Railway Divisions". Portal of Indian Railways. South Central Railway. Archived from the original on 30 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Size of South Central Railway to be reduced by half with SCoR". Deccan Chronicle. 11 March 2019. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Arrivals at HYB/Hyderabad Deccan Nampally". India Rail Info.
  4. ^ "South Central Railway".
  5. ^ "South Central Railway".
  6. ^ http://www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in/cris//uploads/files/1463044941053-WEB%20DETAILS%20-%20APRIL-2016.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  7. ^ "Kishan Reddy dedicates a new railway line between Medak - Akanapet to the nation". 23 September 2022.
  8. ^ "South Central Railway".
  9. ^ "Passenger Amenities" (PDF). South Central Railways.
  10. ^ http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/directorate/land_amen/PASSNG_AMENT/ID-212.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  11. ^ www.indianrailways.gov.in (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20160128044328/http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/StationRedevelopment/AI%26ACategoryStns.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 February 2015. Retrieved 19 May 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)