Nearest railhead for Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy temple ( Tirumala Balaji) if going by walk. Also the nearest Railhead for Srinivasa Mangapuram (4 kms) and Srivari Metlu (10 kms). Srivari metli is the shortest foot path to Tirumala. As short as only 2400 steps to climb vs the 9 kms Alipiri foot path from Tirupati. Share Autos are available from statikn to the Srivari metlu entrance.
Note: There is no motorable road to Tirumala from here.