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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 1452.755 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

1289.875

1912.875

Telangana

11.11

22.22

Karnataka

144.91

288.33

Tamilnadu

6.86

6.86

Total

1452.755

2230.285

 

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:


 

Route

GTL-WD

226.44

GY-GTL

28.55

RU-GY

279.73

AJJ-RU

1.18

RC-GWD

1.49

BAY-GTL

46.2

BAY Byepass

0.94

GDR-RU

81.7

RU Byepass

1.21

RU-TPTY

9.79

DHNE-GTL

69.66

GY-PDL

29.275

NDL-DHNE

70.83

BYPL-DMM

1.44

DMM-KLU

61.1

KLU-GY

29.5

PKD-DMM

1

DMM-PAK

227.42

KLU-GTL

40.26

HX-PDMI

21.3

NDL-YA

120.2

KPD-PAK

61.69

PAK-TPTY

41.85

 

1452.755


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

995

88

6

17

1

0

1107

9

14

23

1130

2

DEN/South

1430

115

5

94

21

0

1665

9

23

32

1697

3

DEN/WEST

951

47

0

104

2

0

1104

4

14

18

1122

4

Sr.DEN/Central

1070

113

8

128

57

0

1376

14

15

29

1405

Grand Total

4446

363

19

343

81

0

5252

36

66

102

5354



                     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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Source : South Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 25-06-2021  


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