Alappuzha railway station

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Alappuzha (Alleppey)
Location Alappuzha, Kerala, India
Coordinates 9°29′05″N 76°19′20″E / 9.4846°N 76.3223°E / 9.4846; 76.3223Coordinates: 9°29′05″N 76°19′20″E / 9.4846°N 76.3223°E / 9.4846; 76.3223
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Ernakulam-Kayamkulam coastal railway line
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
Construction
Parking Available
Other information
Station code ALLP
Fare zone Southern Railway Zone
History
Opened 1989; 29 years ago (1989)
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers 6,782 per day[1]
Route map
km
Up arrow to Aluva
LowerRight arrow to Kottayam
-2 Ernakulam C Cabin
0 Ernakulam Junction Parking
5 Tirunettur
8 Kumbalam
12 Aroor Halt
18 Ezhupunna
23 Turavur
27 Vayalar
33 Cherthala
39 Tiruvizha
44 Mararikulam
48 Kalavur Halt
54 Tumboli
58 Alappuzha Parking
63 Punnapra
70 Ambalappuzha
75 Takazhi
82 Karuvatta Halt
88 Haripad
93 Cheppad
Right arrowto Kottayam
115 Kayamkulam Junction Parking
121 Ochira
129 Karunagappalli
136 Sasthamkotta
139 Munroturuttu
147 Perinad
Right arrowto Punalur
Kallumthazham Overpass
Chemmanmukku Overpass
156 Kollam Junction Bus interchangeParking
Down arrowto Thiruvananthapuram Central

Alappuzha railway station (also known as Alleppey railway station, code: ALLP) is located at Alappuzha, Alappuzha District, in Kerala, India. The station is a major station on the Ernakulam-Kayamkulam coastal railway line. The station is operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways and comes under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division.[2]

History[edit]

The Ernakulam South -Alappuzha coastal railway line was opened on 16 October 1989. The railway line was later extended to Kayamkulam in 1992.

Layout[edit]

Alappuzha railway station has 3 platforms to handle long distance and passenger trains.

Significance[edit]

Alappuzha is an important tourist destination in Kerala. The backwaters of Alappuzha are one among the most popular tourist attractions in Kerala. Alappuzha is also the access point for the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Alappuzha railway station thus acts as a gateway for visiting the tourist attractions in and around Alappuzha.

Alappuzha railway station

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Re-development Data - Alappuzha(ALLP)". Central Railway Zone - Indian Railways. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Alappuzha Railway station to get a facelift". The Hindu. 24 April 2012.