Kochuveli railway station
|Kochuveli (Trivandrum North)
Indian Railway Station
First Entrance of Kochuveli Vikram Sarabhai Terminal
|Address||Kochuveli, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
Kochuveli railway station, is a satellite passenger rail terminal of Thiruvananthapuram city in the Indian state of Kerala. It is being developed to ease congestion at Thiruvananthapuram Central station. The Kochuveli railway station is located towards the north of the city, approximately at a distance of 8 kilometers from Thiruvananthapuram city. The Kochuveli railway station is located near to NH47 Trivandrum City bypass.
The Railway Station was opened in 2005. The station has two entrances Eastern Side and Western Side. The Eastern side has the satellite terminal from where the trains originating from Kochuveli operates and the old railway station is situated on the western side .Currently 11 long distance express trains and 1 passenger train operates from this station.
Express Trains From Kochuveli Railway Station
|No.||Train No:||Train Name||Source||Destination||Train Type|
|1.||12217||Kerala Sampark Kranti Express||Kochuveli||Chandigarh||Sampark Kranti Express|
|2.||16316||Kochuveli Bangalore Daily Express*||Kochuveli||Bangalore City Junction||Express|
|3.||12483||Kochuveli Amritsar Express||Kochuveli||Amritsar||Super Fast Express|
|4.||12287||Kochuveli Dehradun Express||Kochuveli||Dehradun||Super Fast Express|
|5.||16312||Kocuveli Bikaner Express||Kochuveli||Bikaner||Express|
|6.||12258||Kochuveli Yeshwantpur Garib Rath||Kochuveli||Yeshwantpur||Garib Rath Express|
|7.||12202||Kochuveli Lokmanya Tilak Garib Rath||Kochuveli||Lokmanya Tilak Terminus||Garib Rath Express|
|8.||12778||Kochuveli Hubli Super Fast Express||Kochuveli||Hubli||Super Fast Express|
|9.||19259||Kochuveli Bhavnagar Express||Kochuveli||Bhavnagar||Express|
|10.||19261||Kochuveli Porbander Express||Kochuveli||Porbander||Express|
|11.||16562||Kochuveli Yesvantpur AC Express||Kochuveli||Yesvantpur||Fully Air Conditioned Express|
|12.||22114||Kochuveli Lokmanyatilak Superfast Express||Kochuveli||Lokmanyatilak||Superfast Express|
|13.||12287-Slip||Kochuveli Haridwar Express||Kochuveli||Haridwar||Super Fast Express|
- Kochuveli-Bangalore City Daily express is the first in the southern railway network to get bio toilets in all its coaches. All coaches are brand new 2012 made from RCF, Kapurthala.
|Stations southwards from Kochuveli|
Passenger trains from Kochuveli
- Passenger Trains starting from Kochuveli
- Passenger Trains passing through Kochuveli
Many trains now functioning from Trivandrum Central including the Sabari Express will commence the journey from Kochuveli railway station once the station is completely developed. Kochuveli railway station also caters to special trains during rush seasons.The common special trains from here are to New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bilaspur, Yeshwanthpur, Dadar, New Tinsukia, Satragachi and Chennai.
- Computerised Reservation Ticket Counter
- Computerised Unreserved Ticket Counter
- Public Addressing System
- Foot over bridge
Kochuveli railway station is situated at a distance of 1.2 km from NH 47 Kazhakootam -Kovalam bypass road and 8 km from Thampanoor.Kerala State Road Transport Corporation is currently operating Low Floor AC feeder bus from Kochuveli terminal to Trivandrum city for the benefit of long distance passengers .The buses are operated from the station at selected timings based on train arrivals. The nearest bus stop in NH 47 Kazhakootam -Kovalam bypass road is World Market Junction from which commuters can avail the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation buses towards various places in Trivandrum city and Kazhakootam.
Future developments at Kochuveli terminal
A foot over-bridge connecting platforms on the eastern and the western side is long pending one. Platforms 2 & 3 are yet to be fully operational.Coach care centre which is undergoing construction,is yet to be completed.Construction of a sickline complex, two pit lines are the other facilities for which work is in progress .
- Thiruvananthapuram Central
- Thiruvananthapuram Pettah
- Kollam Junction Railway Station
- Paravur Railway Station
- Thiruvananthapuram Nemom
- Transport in Thiruvananthapuram
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