Dharmapuri railway station

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Dharmapuri
தர்மபுரி
Indian Railway station
Station statistics
Address Durai Samy Gouder St, Dharmapuri, Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu
 India
Coordinates 12°07′33″N 78°09′15″E / 12.1258°N 78.1542°E / 12.1258; 78.1542Coordinates: 12°07′33″N 78°09′15″E / 12.1258°N 78.1542°E / 12.1258; 78.1542
Elevation 467 metre
Connections Auto rickshaw stand, Taxi stand
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
Parking Yes
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Station code DPJ
Zone(s) South Western Railway
Division(s) Bangalore
Owned by South Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways
Station status Functioning

Dharmapuri Junction(Tamil:தர்மபுரி ரயில் நிலையம்) is a railway junction situated in the town of Dharmapuri, also the headquarters of the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu. It has been administered by the South Western Railway Zone, included in the Bangalore railway division that was transferred over from the Southern Railway Zone.

Location and Layout[edit]

The railway junction is located on the Salem high road accessible by the Duraisamy Road and the Railway junction road situated at close proximity to the Local Bus-stand, TNSTC bus depot and the taluk office. The nearest airport is situated at Salem 42 km away from the station.The nearest INTL Airport is Bangalore Airport situated 170 km from junction.

The station is located at a height of 462 m above sea level and has 3 platforms within its vicinity. It is a part of the Salem - Bangalore railway line and is a very important halt for the trains passing through the line.

A new railway line between Dharmapuri And Morappur is under process and will function soon as possible.

Facilities[edit]

The station has the following facilities:

  • Fully Computerised Reservation Center
  • ATM Kiosks
  • Book and Magazine Kiosk
  • IRCTC Resataurant
  • Train running status/locator

Traffic[edit]

Following is the list of trains that halt at the train station.[1]

Express Services
No. Train No: Origin Destination Train Name Frequency
1. 17235/17236 Bangalore Nagercoil Express Daily
2. 16235/16236 Thoothukudi Mysore Express Daily
3. 17235/17236 Mayiladuthurai Mysore Express Daily
4. 11013/1104 Kurla, Mumbai Coimbatore Express Daily
5. 16527/16528 Yesvantapur, Bangalore Kannur Express Daily
6. 12677/12678 Bangalore Ernakulam Express Daily
7. 12257/12258 Yesvantapur, Bangalore Kochuveli, Thiruvananthapuram Garib Rath Express Tri-Weekly
8. 11021/11022 Dadar Tirunelveli Chalukya Express Tri-weekly
9. 16573/16574 Yesvantapur, Bangalore Puducherry Express Weekly
10. 12647/12648 Coimbatore Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi Kongu Express Weekly
Passenger Services
No. Train No: Origin Destination Train Name Frequency
1. 76553/76554 Bangalore Dharmapuri Passenger 6 days a week
2 56421/56422 Salem Yesvantapur, Bangalore Passenger Daily
3. 56513/56514 Karaikal Bangalore Passenger Daily

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