|3rd Godavari Bridge|
Vijayawada division was formed as one of the eight divisions of Southern Railway on 16.05.1956. On Formation of South Central Railway on 02.10.1966, Vijayawada Division became part of it. The Vijayawada Division forms a vital link in the network of Indian Railways. It is the threshold to South India and connects East, South, West and North. Vijayawada is the single largest junction on Indian Railways strategically located between the Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Guntur and Secunderabad Divisions.