Vijayawada is a city in the state of Andhra Pradesh, located in the region of India. It is classified as one of the A-1 and Model station in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone. It is the fourth busiest railway station in the country after Howrah Junction, Kanpur central and New Delhi Railway station.
IRCTC E-catering provides fresh Food Delivery at Vijayawada Station. People have to enter their ten digit PNR to access the range of food options. Train food delivery at Vijayawada includes restaurants like SVS Food Express, Neethu's Kitchen, Hotel Kosala and more along with meals which are local delicacies from local eateries.
Passengers can order food online on IRCTC’s e-catering website or the app. Mode of payment for train food delivery at Vijayawada Station includes debit cards, mobile wallets and cash on delivery.
Favourite meals for lunch and dinner include chicken biryani, dum biriyani, andhra thali, fried rice among others. For breakfast idli vada, masala dosa, curd rice, uttapam are available. Desserts include payasam, rasgulla, halwa, ice cream and more.
The Vijayawada city junction railway station was constructed in 1888 when the Southern Maharatta Railway's main eastward route was connected with other lines going through Vijayawada. On 1 November 1899, the broad gauge line was constructed between Vijayawada and Chennai, making rail journey between Chennai, Mumbai, Howrah, New Delhi and Hyderabad possible.
An average of 1.40 lakh passengers are served per day and 50 million annually. More than 250 passenger trains and 150 goods trains utilize the station daily, with each train stopping for at least 15 to 20 minutes.