Cuddalore Port Junction railway station

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Cuddalore Port Junction
கடலூர் துறைமுகம் சந்திப்பு
Indian Railway Station
Cuddalore Port Junction.jpg
Station statistics
Address NH 45A, Cuddalore Township, Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu
Elevation 2 metre
Line(s) Chennai Egmore-Thanjavur line
Structure type At-grade
Platforms 4
Tracks 5
Parking Yes
Baggage check No
Other information
Station code CUPJ
Zone(s) Southern Railway
Division(s) Tiruchirapalli
Owned by Indian Railways
Operator Southern Railway zone
Station status Functioning

Cuddalore Port Railway Junction (Code: CUPJ), is a junction station serving the town of Cuddalore. The station is a part of the Trichy division of the Southern Railway Zone and its official code is CUPJ. Its old name is Cuddalore Junction and the station code then was COT.

Location and Layout[edit]

The View of Cholan Express entering CUPJ Railway Station

The Junction falls on the Chennai-Thanjavur main line. Three railway lines are diverges from here. One leads to Viluppuram Junction; another one to Mayiladuthurai Junction and the last one to Virudhachalam Junction.

The Junction has four Platforms & one Stabling Line, which is more used for handling Freight Trains. Parcel Movement to/from Cuddalore Port Jn. is quite high. Cuddalore Port Junction also witnesses good amount of originating/terminating freight traffic. The junction also has facilities for handling container cargo.

Services[edit]

Originating trains[edit]

No. Train No. Origin Destination Train Name Frequency
1. 56805/56806 Cuddalore Tiruchirappalli Passenger Daily
2. 56833/56834 Cuddalore Virudhachalam Passenger Daily

Passing trains[edit]

No. Train No. Origin Destination Train Name Frequency
1. 16175/16176 Chennai Egmore Karaikal Express Daily
2. 16185/16186 Chennai Egmore Velankanni Link Express Daily
3. 16101/16102 Chennai Egmore Rameswaram Boat Mail Daily
4. 16853/16854 Chennai Egmore Tiruchirappalli Cholan Express Daily
5. 16183/16184 Chennai Egmore Thanjavur Uzhavan Express Daily
6. 16779/16780 Tirupati Rameswaram Meenakshi Express Tri-weekly
7. 17407/17408 Tirupati Mannargudi Pamani Express Tri-Weekly
8. 14259/14260 Rameswaram Varanasi Express Weekly
9. 16861/16862 Puducherry Kanniyakumari Express Weekly
10. 56513/56514 Bangalore Karaikal Fast Passenger Daily
11. 56873/56874 Viluppuram Mayiladuthurai Passenger Daily
12. 56875/56876 Viluppuram Mayiladuthurai Passenger Daily
13. 56877/56878 Viluppuram Mayiladuthurai Passenger Daily

Trivia[edit]

  • Cuddalore Port Junction was one of the 9 scheduled halts in Southern Railway for the Science Express (Science Exhibition on Wheels), Phase VI,[1] focusing on Bio-diversity.

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