Gudivada railway station is an Indian railway station in Gudivada of Andhra Pradesh. It is a part of Vijayawada–Nidadavolu loop line, Gudivada–Machilipatnam branch line and is administered under Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone. It is 566th busiest railway station in India.
Metre gauge. Two additional light passenger trains each way were introduced on the Gudivada-Masulipatam section, also one additional light train on the Gudivada-Bhimavaram section in 1936-37 Railway Budget.
GDV-BVRM Broad gauge railway opened by Jagjivan Ram Railway Minister on 8 October 1961. The first solar powered colour light signals on South Central Railway was provided at LC gate No. 55 near Gudivada Station of Vijayawada Division in 2000.
As per Indian Railway History Time Line Bezwada-Masulipatam-79.61 km opened on 4 February 1908. Masulipatam-Masuliptam port (tidallock)-3.75 km opened on 1 January 1909. (Bezwada-Masulitam port (tidallock) total km 83.36. Gudivada-Bhimavaram -Gudivada-65.34 km opened on 17 September 1928 by MSMR-SR.
Gudivada railway station is a ‘B’ category station and also recognized as Model station in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone
Gudivada is a city in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Gudivada mandal in Gudivada revenue division. It is one of the cities in the state to be a part of Andhra Pradesh Capital Region It is Twenty sixth most populous city in the state with a population of 118,16
The name Gudivada was derived from Gudi meaning Temple and Vada means Settlement or town in Telugu language. The presence of Habitation at this town may be dated back to 3rd Century BCE or 2nd Century BCE since the time of Sathavahanas as per some inscriptions. Archaeological excavations conducted at Gudivada yielded an ancient Buddhist Stupa Mound and Jain relics. Gudivada is religiously diversified small town with many Hindu Temples and important Jain Tirth of Bhagawan Parshvanath located at market road. Bus and rail are the major modes of public transport. APSRTC operates buses from Gudivada bus station, which is equipped with a bus depot for storage and maintenance of buses. The city has a total road length of 115.00 km (71.46 mi). The national and state highways that pass through the city include, NH 165–connecting Kathipudi and Pamarru; Gudivada is one of the fourteen B–category stations in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone
Some trains are originated and passes through Gudivada Railway Station:
18520:Lokmanya Tilak - Visakhapatnam Express
17482:Tirupati - Bilaspur Express
17480:Tirupati - Puri Express
57229:Machelipatnam - Visakhapatnam Passenger
22606:Villupuram - Purulia Expres
22606:Villupuram - Purulia Express
12784:Secunderabad Visakhapatnam AC Express
22604:Villupuram - Kharagpur Super Fast Express
12740:Visakhapatnam Garib Rath
02854:Ernakulam - Howrah Super Fast Suvidha Special
18048:Vasco Da Gama Howrah Express
22856:Tirupati - Super Fast Express
18510:Nanded - Visakhapatnam Express