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Singareni

Yellandu
village
Singareni Coal Mine in 1928.
Nickname(s): 
SccL
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictBhadradri Kothagudem district
Area
 • Total3,000,000 km2 (1,000,000 sq mi)
Population
 • Total9,394−3
 • Density9,400/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
507122
Vehicle registrationTS
Nearest cityKhammam
Singareni Coal Picking Belt, Photo 1928.
Singareni Coal Picking Belt, Photo 1928.

Singareni is a village located in Khammam district, Telangana, India. Coal reserves in Telangana were found first in Singareni. There is a railway line from Singareni that meets the Manuguru-Dornakal railway at Karepalli junction.

Transport

Singareni railway station was also called Yellandu station, and is one of the oldest railway stations in Telangana.

Singareni Colleries

Colleries means a coal mine and all the infrastructure that is part of it, and Singareni Colleries refers to the colleries located at Singareni. The Singareni Collieries Company was named after it. However after Hyderabad state was merged into India, the name of the town was changed to Yellandu and the Singareni Colleries railway station was neglected.

References

Coordinates: 17°30′N 80°16′E / 17.500°N 80.267°E / 17.500; 80.267