Coimbatore Junction railway station

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Coimbatore Junction
Coimbatore junction.jpg
Main Entrance of the Station
Station statistics
Address State Bank Road, Coimbatore
Coordinates 11°10′N 76°35′E / 11.16°N 76.58°E / 11.16; 76.58Coordinates: 11°10′N 76°35′E / 11.16°N 76.58°E / 11.16; 76.58
Elevation 411.2 m
Line(s) Jolarpettai–Shoranur line
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Yes
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Electrified Yes
Station code CBE
Owned by Indian Railways
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
Station status Functional
Salem–Palakkad line
Kms
39  Mettur Dam
27  Mecheri Road
19  Tolasampatti
to Bangalore City
11  Omalur
to Jolarpettai–Shoranur line
3  Magnesite
0 Salem Junction
to Virudhachalam Junction
Salem Steel plant
to Karur Junction
8 Neykkarapatti
11 Virapandy Road
22 Madudanchavadi
34 Mavelipalaiyam
39 Sankaridurg
47 Anangur
57 Cauvery
Kaveri
to Karur Junction
62 Erode Junction
69 Totiyapalayam
76 Perundurai
81 Ingur
89 Vijayamangalam
99 Uttukuli
State Highway India.png State Highway 81
102 Tiruppur Kulipalayam
112 Tiruppur
Tiruppur-Avinashi Road
120 Tiruppur Vanjipalayam
State Highway India.png State Highway 166
130 Tiruppur Somanur
State Highway India.png State Highway 165
139 Sulur Road
145 Irugur
162 Podanur Junction
14  Singanallur
9  Pilamedu
National Highway 209 (India) National Highway 209
0  Coimbatore Junction
3  Coimbatore North Junction
17  Periyanayikanpalayam
28  Karaimadal
36  Mettupalayam
Nilgiri Mountain Railway
(narrow gauge)
State Highway India.png State Highway 162
to Pollachi
National Highway 209 (India) National Highway 209
ACC Limited plant
166 Madukkarai
171 Ettimadai
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
border
180 Walayar
184 Chullimada
191 Kanjikode
Malampuzha River
199 Kottekad
206 Palakkad Junction
to Shoranur Junction
Source: Google maps

Coimbatore Junction, also known as Coimbatore Main, is the primary railway station serving the Coimbatore city.


Overview[edit]

It is one of the major train stations in South India and the second busiest and revenue yielding railway station in Tamil Nadu after Chennai Central.[citation needed] It is one of the A1 graded station in the Southern Railway.[1] This station comes under the jurisdiction of Salem division of Southern Railways. It is one of the top booking stations in India according to Indian Railways.

Suburban stations[edit]

Coimbatore city railway station

The other stations serving Coimbatore include Coimbatore North Junction (CBF), Podanur Junction (PTJ), Irugur (IGU), Peelamedu (PLMD), Singanallur (SHI), Sulur (SUU) and Somanur (SNO).[2]

Important originating trains[edit]

Express[edit]

Train No. Train Name Destination Category Frequency
11013/11014 Kurla Express Lokmanya Tilak (T) Mumbai Express Daily
12083/12084 Janshatabdi Express Mayiladuthurai Janshatabdi Except Tuesday
12243/12244 Shatabdi Express Chennai Central Shatabdi Except Tuesday
12647/12648 Kongu Express Hazrat Nizamuddin (New Delhi) SF Express Weekly
12671/12672 Nilgiri Express (slip) Chennai Central SF Express Daily
12673/12674 Cheran Express Chennai Central SF Express Daily
12675/12676 Kovai Express Chennai Central SF Express Daily
12679/12680 Intercity Express Chennai Central SF Express Daily
12681/12682 Chennai Express Chennai Central SF Express Weekly
12969/12970 Jaipur Express Jaipur SF Express Weekly
16609/16610 Nagercoil Express Nagercoil Express Daily
16611/16612 Tuticorin Express Tuticorin Express Daily
16613/16614 Rajkot Express Rajkot Express Weekly
16615/16616 Chemmozhi Express Mannargudi Express Daily
16617/16618 Rameswaram Express Rameswaram Express Weekly
22475/22476 AC Express Bikaner SF Express Weekly
22609/22610 Intercity Express Mangalore Central SF Express Daily
22616/22615 Intercity Express Tirupati SF Express Four times a week
  • SF denotes super fast

Passenger[edit]

Important passing trains[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "‘Facelift for Coimbatore Rly junction soon'". Business Line. Retrieved 23 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Route KM-Statewise". Southern Railway zone. Retrieved 23 November 2012.