Brahmapur is a major and one of the oldest railway stations in the Indian State of Odisha. It is administered under Khurda Road Railway Division of East Coast Railway zone. It serves Brahmapur city, Ganjam district and 10 other districts of South Odisha and other districts of neighboring Andhra Pradesh.
During the period of 1893 to 1896, (1,287 km (800 mi) of East Coast State Railway) this historic Brahmapur station was built and opened to traffic in 1896. Bengal Nagpur Railway’s line to Brahmapur (Berhampur) was opened on 1 January 1899. The 514 km (319 mi) long northern section of the East Coast State Railway was merged with BNR in 1902.
The Bengal Nagpur Railway was nationalized in 1944. Eastern Railway was formed on 14 April 1952 with the portion of East Indian Railway Company east of Mughalsarai and the Bengal Nagpur Railway. In 1955, South Eastern Railway was carved out of Eastern Railway. It comprised lines mostly operated by BNR earlier. Amongst the new zones started in April 2003 were East Coast Railway and South East Central Railway. Both these railways were carved out of South Eastern Railway.
Brahmapur is a municipal corporation located on the eastern coastline of Ganjam district of the Indian state of Odisha in East India, about 169 kilometres (105 mi) south of the state capital Bhubaneshwar and 255 kilometres (158 mi) north of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the oldest and largest cities of Odisha. Nicknamed “The Silk City”, it is famous for its silk saris, temples and unique culture. The population of the city is 355,823 as of the 2011 Census of India (provisional) without agglomeration (without including the extended portion of the city), making it the fourth most populous urban city in Odisha state and 126th in India. The city is situated at 19° 20’ N Latitude 84° 50’ E Longitude. Its average elevation above Mean Sea Level is 24.000 m.
Brahmapur railway station is situated on the East coast railway line, a major route connecting the two metros Kolkata and Chennai of India. It is directly connected to New Delhi, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Cuttack, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Puri, Raipur, Sambalpur, Palasa, Vishakhapatnam, and many more cities of India. Cuttack – Brahmapur connectivity (DMU) is popular connectivity to reach Cuttack. It is one of the busiest railway stations in Odisha.
Some Trains Are Originate and passes through Berhampur Railway Station:
22831: Howrah – Sri Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam Express
22851: Santragachi – Mangalore Central Super Fast Vivek Express
22855: Tirupati Super Fast Express
22882: Bhubaneshwar Pune Express
18515: Tatanagar Visakhapatnam Express
12773: Shalimar – Secunderabad AC Express
22817: Howrah – Mysore Express
12663: Howrah – Tiruchirapalli Express
12665: Kannyakumari Express
15630: Guwahati – Chennai Egmore Express
15930: Dibrugarh – Chennai Egmore Express
11019: Konark Express
12842: Coromandel Express
22884: Puri Garib Rath
02853: Howrah – Ernakulam Super Fast Suvidha Special