Nellore railway station is located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, which serves the city of Nellore in Nellore district. It is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.
Nellore railway station is an ‘A’–category station. It is recognized as a Model station, Adarsh station and Touch & Feel (Modern Stations) in the Vijayawada railway division.Nellore railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway. Nellore railway station is having escalators on 4 plat forms. Daily 178 trains, including 90 express trains and 10 passenger trains are passing through this station.
Nellore railway station has computerised reservation facilities (with all-India linkage), waiting room, retiring room, light refreshment facilities and book stall.
Nellore (Nelluru) is a city in Nellore district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the Penna River in Nellore mandal of Nellore revenue division. It is a municipal corporation and the headquarters of Nellore district. The city is the fourth most populous settlement of the state well known for its agriculture and aquaculture.
Nellore existed from the times of the Mauryan empire and was ruled by Ashoka in the 3rd century B.C. Nellore was conquered by the Rulers of the Pallava Dynasty and it was under their till the 6th Century AD, subsequently the Chola rulers ruled Nellore for a long period of time. The Telugu Cholas met their decline in the 13th Century.Tamil inscriptions indicate that it formed part of Cholas kingdom till their decline in the thirteenth century AD It later became a part of Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Sultanate of Golconda, Mughal Empire and Arcot Nawabdom. In the 18th century, Nellore was taken over by the British from the Arcot Nawabs and was part of the Madras Presidency of British India. The city had an important role in the emergence of the Telugu language and the formation of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Potti Sriramulu, who fasted until death for the formation of Andhra Pradesh, hailed from Nellore. The city had an important role in the emergence of the Telugu language and the formation of the state of Andhra Pradesh. It had been under the rule of Maurya Dynasty, Kharavela of Chedi dynasty, Satavahanas, Kakatiyas, Pallavas, Cholas, Eastern Gangas of Kalinga Empire, Telugu Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Arcot Nawabs and other dynasties.
Some Trains are originate and passes through Nellore Railway Station:
22870:Chennai Central – Visakapatnam Express
22802:Shirdi (Sainagar Shirdi) – Visakhapatnam Express
12839:Howrah – Chennai Mail
17404:Narasapur – Tirupati Express
17402:Machelipatnam – Tirupati Express
15902:Dibrugarh – Yesvantpur Express
12897:Pondicherry- Bhubaneshwar Express
12666:Kanyakumari Howrah Express
15929: Dibrugarh Express