Karaikal railway station
|Karaikal railway station|
|Address||Railway station road, Karaikal|
|Connections||Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw stand|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Baggage check||Available on alert days.|
|Zone(s)||Southern Railway zone|
|Division(s)||Tiruchirappalli Railway Division|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
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
The railway station is located on 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|
|4.||56513/56514||Bangalore||Bangalore Fast Passenger||Daily|
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