Karaikal railway station

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Karaikal railway station
Station statistics
Address Railway station road, Karaikal
Coordinates 10°55′58″N 79°49′55″E / 10.932701°N 79.831853°E / 10.932701; 79.831853Coordinates: 10°55′58″N 79°49′55″E / 10.932701°N 79.831853°E / 10.932701; 79.831853
Connections Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw stand
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 3
Tracks 3
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Baggage check Available on alert days.
Other information
Rebuilt No
Electrified No
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code KIK
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Tiruchirappalli Railway Division
Owned by Indian Railways
Station status Functioning

Karaikal railway station is a railway terminus, situated at the town of Karaikal in the Union Territory of Puducherry, India. The station is located at a distance of 145 kilometres (90 mi) east of Tiruchirapalli and 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Chennai and connects Karaikal to various parts of the country. Officially, it bears the code: KIK.

Location and Layout[edit]

The train station is located on the Railway station road off the East Coast Road (ECR) and the Karaikal Bypass Road. The Karaikal Bus Station is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) away. The nearest airport is Tiruchirappalli International Airport, situated at about 130 kilometres (81 mi) away from the station.

Karaikal port is located 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Karaikal railway Station.

The station is the terminal point on the Tiruchirapalli-Karaikal branch line and having 3 platforms.


This is a list of trains starting/terminating at Karaikal railway station:

No. Train No. Destination Train Name Frequency
1. 16176/16175 Chennai Kamban Express (or) Karaikal Express Daily
2. 16187/16188 Ernakulam Tea Garden Express Daily
3. 11018/11017 Mumbai Kurla Express Weekly
4. 56513/56514 Bangalore Bangalore Fast Passenger Daily
5. 56711/56712 Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Passenger Daily
6. 76813/76814 Velankanni DEMU Daily
7. 76815/76816 Thanjavur DEMU Daily

External links[edit]

Southern Railways - Official Website