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Kakinada Town railway station (station code:CCT)[1] is an Indian railway station in Kakinada of Andhra Pradesh. It lies on Samalkot–Kakinada Port branch line of Howrah–Chennai main line and is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Coast Railway zone (formerly South Central Railway zone).[2]

Kakinada Town
Commuter, Inter-city and Regional rail station
KAKINADA STATION MAIN ENTRANCE.jpg
Entrance of Kakinada City Junction train station
LocationValemuri Vari Veedhi, Rama Rao Peta, Kakinada, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates16°58′02″N 82°13′59″E / 16.9672919°N 82.2329441°E / 16.9672919; 82.2329441Coordinates: 16°58′02″N 82°13′59″E / 16.9672919°N 82.2329441°E / 16.9672919; 82.2329441
Owned byIndian railways
Operated byIndian railways
Line(s)
Platforms4
Tracks8 Broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground)
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access
Other information
Station codeCCT
Zone(s) SCoR
Division(s) Vijayawada
ClassificationNon-Subruban Grade-3 (NSG-3)
History
Opened1893 (1893)
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
South Coast Railway zone
Location
Kakinada Town railway station is located in India
Kakinada Town railway station
Location of Kakinada Town railway station
Kakinada Town railway station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kakinada Town railway station
Kakinada Town railway station (Andhra Pradesh)

ClassificationEdit

In terms of earnings and outward passengers handled, Kakinada Town is categorized as a Non-Subruban Grade-3 (NSG-3) railway station.[3] Based on the re–categorization of Indian Railway stations for the period of 2017–18 and 2022–23, an NSG–3 category station earns between ₹20₹100 crore and handles 5–10 million passengers.[4]

The station has been selected for the Adarsh Station Scheme, a scheme for upgradation of stations by the Indian Railways.[5][6]

Station amenitiesEdit

It is one of the 38 stations in the division to be equipped with Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM's).[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Station Code Index" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. p. 45. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Statement showing Category-wise No.of stations" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. 28 January 2016. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ "Stations – Category-wise (NEW)". Portal of Indian Railways. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Categorization of Railway Stations". Press Information Bureau. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Adarsh Railway Station Scheme". Press Information Bureau. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Adarsh Stations" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  7. ^ Correspondent, Special (27 January 2017). "SCR introduces mobile paper ticketing facility in 38 stations". The Hindu. Retrieved 5 May 2019.