Tirunelveli Junction railway station

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Tirunelveli Junction

திருநெல்வேலி சந்திப்பு
Express train and Passenger train Station
Tirunelveli Junction.JPG
Main Entrance of Tirunelveli Station
LocationRailway Feeder Road, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
India
Coordinates8°44′13″N 77°42′29″E / 8.737°N 77.708°E / 8.737; 77.708Coordinates: 8°44′13″N 77°42′29″E / 8.737°N 77.708°E / 8.737; 77.708
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated byMadurai Division
Line(s)Tirunelveli - Chennai Egmore
Tirunelveli - Kanyakumari
Tirunelveli - Tiruchendur
Tirunelveli - Sengottai
Platforms5
Tracks8
ConnectionsTaxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw Stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingAvailable
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusOperational
Station codeTEN
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Madurai
Fare zoneSouthern Railway zone
History
Opened1893; 128 years ago (1893)
Electrifiedyes
Passengers
50,000/day
Track layout
Track Layout
LowerLeft arrow to Tirunelveli Goods Yard
Coach Maintenance Shed
Coach Pitline
UpperLeft arrow to Tirunelveli Goods Yard
Tiruvalluvar
double-deck bridge
Thamirabharani river bridge

Tirunelveli Junction railway station (station code TEN) served the city of Tirunelveli in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and was owned by the Madurai Railway division. The Nellai Express - a super-fast train connecting Tirunelveli and Chennai Egmore - ran packed almost throughout the year.[1] Any train passing through the station halts at one of the five platforms, regardless of destination.

Tirunelveli Junction was one of the oldest[2] and most popular stations on the Indian Railway network. It was built in 1893.[3] it was one of the Famous Junction in TN

Railway lines[edit]

Line No. Towards
1 Virudhunagar Junction (North)
2 Nagercoil Junction (South)
3 Kollam Junction (West)
4 Thiruchendur (South–East)

Concept trains[edit]

New concept trains like Antyodaya, Humsafar Trains originating/terminating from here had been announced in the new Railway time table 2017–2018.

Suburban stations[edit]

  • Palayamkottai
  • Melapalayam
  • Pettai
  • Seduyunganalur
  • Tirunelveli Town
  • Talayuthu
  • Gangaikondan
  • Cheranmahadevi

Junction Information[edit]

Type of Station: Junction Number of Platforms: 5

Number of Halting Trains: 44

Number of Originating Trains: 23

Number of Terminating Trains: 23

Train List[edit]

56701 Punalur - Madurai Passenger. ...

56700 Madurai - Punalur Passenger

16688-Slip* Navyug Express Slipped* ...

16861 Puducherry - Kanniyakumari Express. ...

16339 Mumbai CSMT - Nagercoil Express (Via. ...

16351 Mumbai CSMT - Nagercoil Balaji Express (Via. ...

22621 Rameswaram - Kanniyakumari SF Express (PT) ...

12633 Chennai Egmore - Kanniyakumari SF Express

12631 Chennai Egmore - Tirunelveli — Nellai Express

And many more...

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