National Highway 40 (India)

National Highway 40 (NH 40), a combination of previous national highways 4 and 18, is a national highway in India. It starts at National Highway 44 junction at Kurnool and passes through Kadapa and Chittoor and terminates at Ranipet in Tamil Nadu.[1][2] It is called Rayalaseema Express Highway. The highway was transformed into four lanes between Kurnool and Kadapa .

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National Highway 40
Map of the National Highway in red
Route information
Length408 km (254 mi)
Major junctions
North endKurnool
South endRanipettai
StatesAndhra Pradesh: 381 km (237 mi) Tamil Nadu: 27 km (17 mi)
Nandyal - Cuddapah -Pileru -Chittoor
Highway system
NH 44NH 48


It starts at Kurnool and passes through Nandyal, Allagadda, Mydukur, Kadapa, Chittoor and ends at Ranipet. It runs for a distance of 381.00 km (236.74 mi) in Andhra Pradesh and 27.00 km (16.78 mi) in Tamil Nadu.[2][3]

Kurnool ↔ Nandyal ↔ Allagadda ↔ Mydukur ↔ Kadapa ↔ Rayachoti ↔ Pileru ↔ Chittoor ↔ Ranipet


  NH 44 Terminal near Kurnool.[4]
  NH 340C near Kurnool
  NH 544D near Nandyal
  NH 67 near Mydukur
  NH 716 near Kadapa bypass
  NH 340 near Rayachoti
  NH 71 near Pileru
  NH 140 near Puthalapattu
  NH 69 near Chittoor
  NH 48 Terminal near Ranipet.
NH - 40 and NH - 44 Junction at Kurnool

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b "List of National Highways passing through A.P. State". Roads and Buildings Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 28 March 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  3. ^ "The List of National Highways in India" (PDF). Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  4. ^ "State-wise length of National Highways (NH) in India as on 30.11.2018". Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Archived from the original on 4 June 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.

External linksEdit

Route map