Peda Avutapalle railway station

Pedda Avutapale railway station (station code:PAVP) is an Indian Railways station in Peda Avutapalle village of Andhra Pradesh. It lies on the Vijayawada–Nidadavolu loop line of Howrah–Chennai main line and is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[1] Eight trains halt at the station each day.

Pedda Avutapale
Indian Railways station
General information
LocationPedda Avutapale, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates16°33′45″N 80°50′24″E / 16.562548°N 80.839969°E / 16.562548; 80.839969Coordinates: 16°33′45″N 80°50′24″E / 16.562548°N 80.839969°E / 16.562548; 80.839969
Elevation22 m (72 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouth Central Railway
Line(s)Visakhapatnam–Vijayawada section of Howrah–Chennai main line
Platforms2, side platforms are gravel
Tracks2 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingNot available
Other information
Station codePAVP
Division(s) Vijayawada
Electrified1995–96
Location
Pedda Avutapale is located in Andhra Pradesh
Pedda Avutapale
Pedda Avutapale
Location in Andhra Pradesh
Pedda Avutapale is located in India
Pedda Avutapale
Pedda Avutapale
Location in India

HistoryEdit

Between 1893 and 1896, 1,288 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, between Vijayawada and Cuttack, was opened for traffic.[2] The southern part of the East Coast State Railway (from Waltair to Vijayawada) was taken over by Madras Railway in 1901.[3]

ElectrificationEdit

The Mustabad–Gannavaram–Nuzvid–Bhimadolu sector was electrified in 1995–96.[4]

ClassificationEdit

Peda Avutapalle railway station is categorized as a Non-Suburban Grade-6 (NSG-6) station in the Vijayawada railway division.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PAVP/Pedda Avutapale railway station – Train Departure Timings". India Rail Info.
  2. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  3. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  4. ^ "History of Electrification". IRFCA. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Stations – Category-wise (NEW)". South Central Railway. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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