Kazhakoottam railway station

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Kazhakoottam Railway Station
കഴകൂട്ടം റെയില്‍വേ സ്റ്റേഷന്‍
Indian Railway Station
Way Side
Station statistics
Address Kazhakoottam, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
 India
Coordinates 8°33′22″N 76°52′19″E / 8.556°N 76.872°E / 8.556; 76.872Coordinates: 8°33′22″N 76°52′19″E / 8.556°N 76.872°E / 8.556; 76.872
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 3
Other information
Electrified Yes
Station code KZK
Zone(s) Southern Railway
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
Station status Functioning

Kazhakoottam Railway Station (Code:KZK) (Malayalam: കഴകൂട്ടം റെയില്‍വേ സ്റ്റേഷന്‍) is a railway station in the Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.[1] The station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.

Significance[edit]

It is located at Kazhakoottam, which gained in significance because of proximity to Technopark, Sainik School, Kinfra Film and Video Park, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, DCSMAT media school, PRASAD film lab, Vismayas Max.[2]

Layout[edit]

The station currently has three platforms.Food Corporation of India(FCI) godown is situated in railway station premises.

Express Trains having stoppage at Kazhakootam[edit]

No. Train No: Train Name Source Destination
1. 16630 Malabar Express Mangalore Central Trivandrum Central
2. 12697 Chennai Trivandrum Weekly Superfast Chennai Central Trivandrum Central
3. 16304 Vanchinad Express Trivandrum Central Ernakulam Junction
4. 16650 Parasuram Express Mangalore Central Nagercoil Junction
5. 16525 Island Express Bangalore Central Kanyakumari

Passenger Trains having stoppage at Kazhakootam[edit]

No. Train Number Origin Destination
1. 66304/66305 Kollam Kanyakumari
2. 56700/56701 Madurai Kollam
3. 56307/56308 Kollam Trivandrum
4. 56304 Nagercoil Kottayam

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kazhakuttam Railway Station". Details. India 9. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  2. ^ name="TOI News KZK Devolopement">"Railways seeks Technopark help to develop Kazhakoottam station". Times Of India. Dec 8, 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2012.