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Nellore

Nellore is a city and municipal corporation in Andhra Pradesh. Nellore is the 6th most populous city in Andhra Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore district. The ancient name of Nellore was "Vikrama Simhapuri". Nellore is situated about 168 kilometres (104 mi) north of Chennai on the Chennai-Kolkata highway and 453 kilometres (281 mi) south east of Hyderabad, the state capital. It is located on the banks of the Penner River and is well known for itsaquaculture and agricultural produce.

Nellore existed from the times of Mauryan empire and was ruled by Ashoka in 3rd century B.C. It was annexed by the Pallavas between the fourth and sixth century A.D. Tamil inscriptions indicate that it formed part of Cholas kingdom until their decline in the thirteenth century. Nellore was known by the name of Vikrama Simhapuri till the 13th century. It was later part of Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Sultanate of Golconda, Mughal Empire and Arcot Nawabdom. In 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.

Talpagiri Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Kodandarama Swamy Temple, Buchireddipalem, Gayathri Devi Vishwakarma Temple, Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Temple, Jonnawada, Vedagiri Lakshminarasimha Swamy Devastanam, Narasimha Konda, Udayakaleswara Swami Temple, Gandavaram, Penchalakona, Somasila Dam, Pulicat Lake, Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary & Udaygiri fort are the popular tourist attractions in Nellore.

Nellore to Sri Kalahasti Trains

TrainDepartureArrivalFrequency
17402 Machelipatnam - Tirupati Express
Machelipatnam to Tirupati
01:1003:36S M T W T F S
17488 Tirumala Express
Visakhapatnam Junction to Tirupati
01:3003:49S M T W T F S
17210 Sheshadri Express
Kakinada Town to Bangalore City Junction
02:2404:33S M T W T F S
12734 Narayanadri Express
Secunderabad Junction to Tirupati
02:5805:01S M T W T F S
07941 Kakinada - Tirupati Special Fare Special
Kakinada Town to Tirupati
03:3005:15Mn
12764 Padmavati Express
Secunderabad Junction to Tirupati
03:5205:58S M T T F
02734 Secunderabad - Tirupati Special Fare Special
Secunderabad Junction to Tirupati
05:0307:00Fr
16360 Patna - Ernakulam Express
Patna Junction to Ernakulam Junction
06:2908:38Wd
57330 Guntur - Tirupati Passenger
Guntur Junction to Tirupati
08:0510:33S M T W T F S
22707 Visakhapatnam - Tirupati AC Double Decker Express
Visakhapatnam Junction to Tirupati
08:4810:18Mn Th St
08573 Visakhapatnam - Tirupati Special Fare Special
Visakhapatnam Junction to Tirupati
10:2712:35Mn
07607 Hazur Sahib Nanded - Tirupati Special Fare Special
Nanded to Tirupati
11:0213:02Tu
66034 Nellore - Tirupati MEMU
Nellore to Tirupati
12:3014:39S M T W T F S
17481 Bilaspur Tirupati Express
Bilaspur to Tirupati
12:3315:01Tu St
17479 Puri Tpty Express
Puri to Tirupati
12:3315:01S M W T F
17406 Krishna Express
Adilabad to Tirupati
17:40 20:18S M T W T F S
57258 Kakinada Port - Tirupati Passenger
Kakinada Port to Tirupati
21:4001:17 S M T W T F S