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Narsipatnam Road railway station


Dec 15, 2021

Narsipatnam Road railway station (station code:NRP[2]), is an Indian Railways station in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated on Vijayawada–Gudur section of Howrah–Chennai main line and is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[3] It is 152nd most busiest railway station in India.[4]

Narsipatnam Road
Express train and Passenger train station
Location Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh


Elevation 23 m (75 ft)[1]
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by South Central Railway zone
Line(s) Visakhapatnam–Vijayawada of Howrah–Chennai main line and
Platforms 2
Tracks 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code NRP
Zone(s) South Central Railway zone
Division(s) Vijayawada
Electrified 25 kV AC50 HzOHLE

Narsipatnam Road railway station
Location in Andhra Pradesh

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Between 1893 and 1896, 1,288 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, between Vijayawada and Cuttack was opened for traffic.[5] The southern part of the East Coast State Railway (from Waltair to Vijayawada) was taken over by Madras Railway in 1901.[6]

In terms of earnings and outward passengers handled, Narsipatnam Road is categorized as a Non-Suburban Grade-5 (NSG-5) railway station.[7] Based on the re–categorization of Indian Railway stations for the period of 2017–18 and 2022–23, an NSG–5 category station earns between ₹1₹10crore and handles 1–2 million passengers.[8]

It is one of the 38 stations in the division to be equipped with Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs).[9]

  1. “Narsipatnam Road/NRP”.
  2. “Distances in kilometers between stations on the Samalkot Jn. – Duvvada section”(PDF). Indian Railways. 12 September 2009. p. 3. Archived from the original(PDF) on 14 April 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  3. “Vijayawada division – A Profile”(PDF). South Central Railway. Archived from the original(PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  5. “Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway”. South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  6. “IR History: Part III (1900–1947)”. IRFCA. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  7. “Stations – Category-wise (NEW)”. Portal of Indian Railways. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  8. “Categorization of Railway Stations”. Press Information Bureau. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  9. Correspondent, Special (27 January 2017). “SCR introduces mobile paper ticketing facility in 38 stations”. The Hindu. Retrieved 5 May 2019.

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