Thrissur railway station
|Thrissur Junction Railway Station
Indian Railway Station
Thrissur Railway Station
|Address||Kokkalai, Thrissur, Kerala, India|
|Line(s)||Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section,
|Connections||Taxi Stand, Cycle Stand and Auto Stand|
|Structure type||Standard on-ground station|
|Baggage check||Not Available|
|Opened||June 2, 1902|
|Owned by||Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways|
|Fare zone||Southern Railway Zone (India)|
|Formerly||Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway|
|Passengers ()||Long distance and Suburban|
|60,000 passengers per day|
|Waiting Room, Dormitory/Retiring Rooms, Baggage Room, Refreshment, ATM, Speed Post and Food Plaza
Thrissur Railway Station (Code: TCR) (Malayalam: തൃശൂര് റെയില്വേ സ്റ്റേഷന് ) is a A-1category railway station located in Thrissur city in Kerala, India. As of 2013, 80 pairs of trains passed through the station on an average day making Thrissur Railway Station being the busiest station in Kerala. It lies on the busy Shoranur – Cochin Harbour section.It has three satellite station, Punkunnam Railway Station and two minor stations, Ollur railway station and Mulankunnathukavu railway station. Thrissur Railway Station also connects to the temple town of Guruvayur by Thrissur-Guruvayur Section.
The station has four platforms and two entrances, one at the eastern side which is the main entrance and the second one at western side which was opened in 2010. The station can be easily accessed from Kottappuram side and the KSRTC transport bus stand side. It has two railway over bridges connecting first platform to the second, third and fourth platforms.
The station has five counters for non reservation tickets in the east side, two ticket counters in west side and ten automatic ticket vending machines (ATVM) in east also. The reservation counters for the long distance is situated in the eastern side with four counters in a separate building. The station has an air-conditioned and non air-conditioned waiting hall for first class and sleeper class passengers. The station has four retiring beds in air conditioned Double Bed category (Season price: 840, None-Season price: 700); eight beds in air conditioned Dormitory category (S-240, NS180) and one Non air conditioned Single Bed category (S-390, NS-325).
Ample car parking is available in the east and west entrance. Pre-paid autorickshaw services are also made to the passengers. The station also provides vegetarian and non vegetarian food through the 1,830 sqft multi-cuisine food plaza. Railway Protection Force also have a police station in the premises. There is a computer-controlled coach guidance system and a plasma screen for display of information to passengers.  Other facilities available are Parcel booking office, Railway Mailing service (RMS) office, State Bank of India and Canara Bank Automated teller machine (ATMs).
Railway Police Station
Thrissur Railway Station has a railway police station with a Circle Inspector as the head and one Sub Inspectors. For the security of passengers, the Indian Railways have installed 21 high definition cameras which cover all the platforms and the ticket counters which is connected to the main system. There are two 42 inch LCD monitors which monitor all the visuals in the station.
Future expansion plans
The Southern Railways is planning to double the Shoranur – Cochin Harbour section by setting up a third and fourth line. The new line will cater to the International Container Transshipment Terminal, Kochi. It is also planning a suburban railway system connecting Thrissur to Kochi and Palakkad using Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit services (MEMUs), with the first services are expected to begin in late 2010 or early 2011 for which works are underway. A Pedestrian Flyover platform connecting all the platforms to the nearby KSRTC Bus station is being planned.
|No||Train Number||Train Name||From||Arrival||Departure|
|1.||301SR||Guruvayur - Ernakulam Junction Passenger||Guruvayur||07:13||07:15|
|2.||302SR||Ernakulam Junction - Guruvayur Passenger||Ernakulam Junction||07:50||07:53|
|3.||305SR||Guruvayur - Ernakulam Junction Passenger||Guruvayur||13:55||13:57|
|4.||306SR||Ernakulam Junction - Guruvayur Passenger||Ernakulam Junction||22:07||22:10|
|5.||303SR||Guruvayur - Thrissur Passenger||Guruvayur||09:35||Destination Station|
|6.||304SR||Thrissur - Guruvayur Passenger||Thrissur||Starting Station||10:10|
|7.||307SR||Guruvayur -Thrissur Passenger||Guruvayur||17:40||Destination Station|
|8.||308SR||Thrissur - Guruvayur Passenger||Thrissur||Starting Station||18:55|
|9.||647SR||Shoranur - Ernakulam Junction Passenger||Shoranur||05:40||05:42|
|10.||648SR||Ernakulam Junction - Shoranur Passenger||Ernakulam Junction||09:25||09:27|
|11.||633SR||Coimbatore - Thrissur Passenger||Coimbatore||20:45||Destination Station|
|12.||615SR||Thrissur - Kannur Passenger||Thrissur||Starting Station||05:55|
|No||Train No||Destination||Origin||Train Name|
|1.||6381/6382||Kanyakumari||Mumbai||Jayanthi Janatha Express|
|2.||6525/6526||Kanyakumari||Bangalore City||Island Express|
|4.||2997/2998||Tirunelveli||Happa||Happa Superfast Express|
|8.||2217/2218||Kochuveli||Chandigarh||Kerala Sampark Kranti Express|
|9.||6316/6315||Kochuveli||Bangalore City||Bangalore Express|
|13.||2201/2202||Kochuveli||Lokmanya Tilak Terminus||Kochuveli Garib Rath|
|16.||6302/6301||Trivandrum||Shornur Junction||Venad Express|
|17.||2076/2075||Trivandrum||Calicut||Jan Shatabdi Express|
|20.||6326/6325||Trivandrum||Indore Junction||Ahilyanagari Express|
|23.||6343/6344||Trivandrum||Palakkad Town||Amritha Express|
|24.||2515/2516||Trivandrum||Guwahati||Guwahati Superfast Express|
|26.||2512/2511||Trivandrum||Gorakhpur Junction||Raptisagar Express|
|27.||6346/6345||Trivandrum||Lokmanya Tilak Terminus||Netravathi Express|
|28.||6332/6331||Trivandrum||Mumbai||Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Express|
|29.||2625/2626||Trivandrum||New Delhi||Kerala Express|
|31.||2431/2432||Trivandrum||Nizamuddin||Rajdhani Express Express|
|36.||2623/2624||Trivandrum||Chennai||Trivandrum Superfast Mail|
|37.||2697/2698||Trivandrum||Chennai||Trivandrum Weekly Superfast Express|
|38.||2695/2696||Trivandrum||Chennai||Trivandrum Superfast Express|
|42.||2283/2284||Ernakulam||New Delhi||Duronto Express|
|44.||6866/6865||Ernakulam||Nagore||Tea Garden Express|
|46.||12678/12677||Ernakulam||Bangalore City||Intercity Express|
|47.||2617/2618||Ernakulam||Nizamuddin||Mangala Lakshadweep Express|
|52.||12683/12684||Ernakulam||Bangalore City||Bangalore Superfast Express|
|59.||2519/2520||Ernakulam||Pune||Ernakulam-Pune superfast Express|
|60.||6128/6127||Guruvayur||Chennai Egmore||Guruvayur Express|
|62.||22607/22608||Ernakulam||Bangalore City||Bangalore Superfast Express|
|64.||Tirunelveli||Bilaspur||Bilaspur Superfast Express|
- Indian Railways
- Ollur Railway Station
- Poonkunnam Railway Station
- Chalakudi Railway Station
- Guruvayur Railway Station
- Wadakkanchery Railway Station
- Mulankunnathukavu Railway Station
- Thrissur Railway Passengers’ Association
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