Salem railway division

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Salem railway division
A view -salem junction.jpg
Locale Tamil Nadu, India
Predecessor Southern Railways
Track gauge Broad
Previous gauge Metre
Length 795 km
Headquarters Salem
Website Southern Railways - Salem railway division

Salem railway division (Tamil: சேலம் இரயில்வே கோட்டம்) is a railway division of the Southern Railways (SR), India. It was established as a new division by bringing together major sections of the Southern Railway in Western and Central Tamil Nadu that were formerly under the Palakkad railway division.[1] Currently it serves up to 15 districts in the state and has a total route length amounting to 795 km (494 mi). [2]

Coimbatore Junction is the most busiest railway station in this division.

Coimbatore Junction


  1. ^ "Kerala rail zone in lieu of two truncated divisions". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Southern Railways - Salem railway division". Southern Railways, India. Retrieved 10 June 2014.