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ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

Shri K.Tulaseeram Sr.Divisional Engineer Coordination
                                                                                                                     

  Introduction:

Guntakal Division was formed in the year 1966 as a part of Southern Railway and was transferred to South Central Railway on 02/10/1977.

Guntakal Division is the abode of the world famous temple of Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy at Tirupati  and other places of pilgrimage like Padmavathi Temple at Tiruchanur, Lord Sree Kalahasteeswara Temple at Sri Kalahasti, Lord Varasiddi Vinayaka Temple at Kanipakam, Sri Laxminarasimha Swamy Temple at Kadiri and Raghavendra Swamy Matt near Mantralayam. Recently Tadipatri station has gained in importance due to discovery and development of Belum Caves situated at about 35 Kms from Tadipatri Station.

In addition to divine blessings, Guntakal Division is endowed with rich minerals like Dolomite, Quartz, barites, lime stone and a host of natural stones.. 

Guntakal Division comprises of 1450.076 route km of Track and it is part of HDN route with entire division is permitted for CC+8+2 loading except DMM-PAK section.

Geography:

Guntakal Division is spread over the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana and TamilNadu states. The details are as follows:

 

State

Route Kms

Track km

Andhra Pradesh

1288.606

1858.444

Telangana

11.11

22.22

Karnataka

143.340

286.680

Tamilnadu

6.820

6.820

Total

1450.076

2174.164

 

Districts covered:

Andhra Pradesh

Anantapur, Kadapa, Kurnool, Chittoor andNelloreDistricts

Telangana

MahaboobNagar District

Karnataka

Gulbargah, Raichur, Yadgir and Bellary Districts

Tamilnadu

Vellore District


1.1.1Section Wise Route KMs:

Section

Group

Route KMs

WD-GTL

B

226.44

RC-GDW

E

1.49

Bye-pass near GTL

B

0.94

GTL-RU

B

309.46

Bye-pass near RU

B

1.21

GY-DMM

B

90.60

GDR-RU-TPTY

B

92.14

GTL-NDL

B

140.49

KPD-TPTY

B

103.54

GTL-BAY

B

46.20

GY-PDL

D

29.28

GTL-KLU

E

38.85

DMM-PAK

E

228.04

YA-NDL

E

120.20

HX-SBC

E

21.20

Total

1450.08

Bridges:

Sr.No

Authority

Railway Bridges (Para 2.11, 2.12 & 2.15 of Sub-Structure & Foundation Code)

ROB

FOB

Total

Grand Total

Waterway

RUB

LHS

ROR

Total

Minor

Major

Important

1

DEN/North

975

88

6

18

1

0

1088

9

14

23

1111

2

DEN/South

1320

110

5

91

24

0

1550

9

23

32

1582

3

DEN/WEST

848

44

0

104

2

0

998

4

14

18

1016

4

Sr.DEN/Central

903

95

8

118

57

0

1181

14

15

29

1210

Grand Total

4046

337

19

331

84

0

4817

36

66

102

4919



                     Guntakal Division has become Unmanned LC FREE DIVISION ON 31/10/2018.  As on 1/9/2017, there were 116 Nos. of unmanned LC gates, which are potential hazard for accidents.  As a mission mode these unmanned LCs were eliminated thus enhancing the safety of the public.  


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