National Highway 40 (India)

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National Highway 40
Route information
Length424 km (263 mi)
Major junctions
north endKurnool, Andhra Pradesh
ToRanipettai, Tamil Nadu
StatesAndhra Pradesh: 369 km (229 mi)
Kurnool - Nandyal - Cuddapah -Pileru -Chittoor
Highway system
NH 39NH 41

National Highway 40 (NH 40) (combination of previous National Highway 4 and 18) is a National Highway in India. It starts at National Highway 44 (India) junction at Kurnool and passes through Kadapa and Chittoor and terminates at Ranipet in Tamil Nadu.[1][2] It is called Rayalaseema Express Highway. The highway was transformed into four lanes between Kurnool and Kadapa .


It starts at Kurnool and passes through Nandyal, Allagadda, Mydukur, Kadapa, Chittoor and ends at Ranipet. It runs for a distance of 392.00 km (243.58 mi) in Andhra Pradesh and 32.00 km (19.88 mi) in Tamil Nadu.[2]

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  1. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b "List of National Highways passing through A.P. State". Roads and Buildings Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 28 March 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.

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