Naupada railway station, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serves Naupada in Srikakulam district. It is a junction station with a branch line to Gunupur in Rayagada district of Odisha.
During the period 1893 to 1896, 1,287 km (800 mi) of railway tracks covering the entire coastal stretch from Cuttack to Vijayawada, was built and opened to traffic by East Coast State Railway. Bengal Nagpur Railway’s line to Cuttack was opened on 1 January 1899. The southern part of the East Coast State Railway (from Waltair to Vijayawada) was taken over by Madras Railway in 1901.The 514 km (319 mi) long northern portion of the East Coast line to Cuttack, including the branch line to Puri, was taken over by Bengal Nagpur Railway in 1902.
The Paralakhemedi Light Railway opened Naupada-Gunupur line in 1900. The line was converted to broad gauge in 2011
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
Naupada is a village located in Santha Bommali mandal of Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is famous for salt fields and called the "Salt Bowl of Andhra Pradesh". It is better known for its railway junction station.
Naupada railway station is 2 km from Naupada village. It is a railway junction on the Howrah-Chennai main line and express trains halt here. Naupada-Gunupur branch line was reopened in 2011 after conversion from narrow gauge to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge under Project Unigauge. A passenger train runs from Gunupur to Puri and another train runs from Gunupur to Palasa
Some Trains are Originate and Passes through Nuapada Railway Station:
18645: East Coast Express
18447: Hirakhand Express
22810: Paradip Super Fast Express
18646: East Coast Express
18448: Hirakhand Express
58427: Khurda Road - Rajsunakhala Passenger
78533: Palasa - Vizianagaram DMU
22809: Visakhapatnam Super Fast Express
17480: Tirupati - Puri Express
58506: Vishakapatanam - Gunupur Passenger
58418: Gunupur - Puri Passenger
18463: Prasanthi Express
58525: Palasa - Visakhapatnam Passenger
17016: Visakha Express
12839: Howrah - Chennai Mail