South Coast Railway

The South Coast Railway zone (SCoR) is the newest railway zone announced in Indian Railway Ministry with its headquarters at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. This shall include AP part of the existing Waltair (to be merged into Vijayawada division), Vijayawada, Guntur and Guntakal divisions.

The jurisdiction of the South Coast Railway zone is spread over the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana and small portion of Tamilnadu.

South Coast Railway Zone was formed on 27 February 2019 with Visakhapatnam as its headquarters.

On 8 March 2019 Ministry of Railways has appointed S. S. Srinivas as Officer On Special Duty, South Coast Railway to undertake preparatory work of the New Zone at Visakhapatnam.


Facts about South Coast Railway (SCoR)

Headquarters: Vishakapatnam
Location: Vishakapatnam
Area Covered: Andhra Pradesh,Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Track gauge: 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm)
Dates of established: 27-Feb-2019

Railway Division in South Coast Railway

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Division

Headquarters

1

Guntakal, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh

2

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

3

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

4

Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

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