Secunderabad–Dhone section

Secunderabad–Dhone section is a non-electrified single-track railway section in Hyderabad railway division of South Central Railway zone. It connects Hyderabad of Telangana with Dhone in Andhra Pradesh.[1][2] The section is a part of Train Collison Avoidance System.project[3]

Secunderabad–Dhone section
Venkatadri xpress.jpg
Venkatadri Express is one of the daily running train in this section
Overview
StatusOperational
OwnerIndian Railways
LocaleTelangana, Andhra Pradesh
Termini
Service
SystemSingle Electric line
Operator(s)South Central Railway
Technical
Track length295 km (183 mi)
Track gauge5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge
Secunderabad–Dhone Section Map

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km
0
Secunderabad Junction
7
Kacheguda
15
Falaknuma
19
NPA Shivram Pally
21
Budvel
28
Umdanagar
44
Timapur
46
Kottur
49
HBL Nagar
59
Shadnagar
69
Burgula
73
Balanagar
78
Rangareddy Guda
83
Rajapur
88
Gollapalli
95
Jadcherla
103
Divitipalli
109
Yenugonda
113
Mahbubnagar
116
Mahbubnagar Town Halt
127
Manyamkonda
131
Kotakadra
138
Devakadra Junction
152
Mariakal
166
Jaklair
180
Makthal
190
Maganur
198
Kunsi
204
Krishna
on Solapur–Guntakal section
142
Dokur
148
Kaukuntla
153
Kurumurthi
162
Konnur
167
Wanaparti Road
173
Ajjakolu
176
Sri ramnagar
181
Arepalli halt
188
Gadwal
197
Poodoor
203
Peedadine
207
Itikyala
216
Valluru halt
220
Manopadu
234
Sri Bala Bramheswara
Saglumba Halt
236
Alampur Road
244
Kurnool City
246
Kotla
255
Dupadu
266
Ulindakota
278
Veladurti
288
Bogolu
298
Dhone Junction
km

HistoryEdit

This line construction was started in 1922 and completed in 1929 as a metre-gauge railway line during British era. This metre-gauge line was converted into broad-gauge railway line in between 1993 and 1998.[1]

RouteEdit

This route starts from Secunderabad Junction and passes through Mahbubnagar, Gadwal, Kurnool City and joins Dhone.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Evolution of Guntur Division" (PDF). South Central Railway. pp. 1–4. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  2. ^ Correspondent, Special. "SCR's GM, officials inspect Dhone-Secunderabad section". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Telangana, AP rail services to get boost with bigger budget". Deccan Chronicle. 4 February 2017. Retrieved 20 May 2017.