Katpadi Junction railway station

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Vellore Katpadi Junction
Express train and passenger train station
Katpadi Junction Station Board.jpg
Station board
LocationVellore, Tamil Nadu
Coordinates12°58′20″N 79°8′18″E / 12.97222°N 79.13833°E / 12.97222; 79.13833Coordinates: 12°58′20″N 79°8′18″E / 12.97222°N 79.13833°E / 12.97222; 79.13833
Elevation213 metres (699 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Line(s)Chennai Central–Bangalore City line
Gudur–Katpadi branch line
Villupuram–Katpadi branch line
ConnectionsBus interchange
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessDisabled access
Other information
Station codeKPD
Fare zoneIndian Railways
Preceding station Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Indian Railways Following station
Jolarpet Junction Chennai Central–Bangalore City line Arakkonam Junction
Route map
Vellore Katpadi Junction is located in Tamil Nadu
Vellore Katpadi Junction
Vellore Katpadi Junction
Location in Tamil Nadu
Vellore Katpadi Junction is located in India
Vellore Katpadi Junction
Vellore Katpadi Junction
Location in India

Katpadi Junction was an A-category junction railway station located in the city of Vellore, Tamil Nadu.[1]

Katpadi Junction (காட்பாடி சந்திப்பு) was the primary terminus and junction of Fort City Vellore. It was the busiest railway station of Tamil Nadu. Platforms 1&2 were primarily used for trains running between Chennai and Trivandrum while platforms 3,4 and 5 were used for trains running towards Tirupati and Vellore Cantt.


Nearly 259 trains halts at this junction. Major commuters to Katpadi station were people who travel to Vellore Golden Temple, CMC Hospital and VIT University. On an average it served approximately 18,000 passengers daily, with 11 originating trains and 67 passing. 3 Shatabdi Expressed (Chennai–Coimbatore, Chennai–Bangalore and Chennai–Mysore) and 1 Double Decker Express (Chennai–Bangalore) had halt here.


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  1. ^ "Vellore Train Timings". Archived from the original on 27 January 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
  2. ^ Namma, Vellore. "Vellore Katpadi Railway Station to Upgrade". www.nammavellore.in.