Arakkonam Junction railway station

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Arakkonam Junction
அரக்கோணம் சந்திப்பு
Railway station
Arakkonam Junction.JPG
Location Arakkonam, Tamil Nadu
Coordinates 13°04′55″N 79°40′06″E / 13.08191°N 79.66845°E / 13.08191; 79.66845
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) Guntakal-Chennai Egmore section of Mumbai-Chennai line
Chennai Central-Bengaluru City line
Arakkonam-Chengalpattu branch line
Platforms 5
Tracks 8
Parking available
Bicycle facilities available
Other information
Station code AJJ
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
Electrified yes
Arakkonam Junction is located in Tamil Nadu
Arakkonam Junction
Arakkonam Junction
Location within Tamil Nadu

Arakkonam Junction railway station (station code: AJJ) is a railway station in Vellore District, Tamil Nadu. It is located on Guntakal-Chennai Egmore section of Mumbai-Chennai line of the Southern Railway zone.[1]

Lines from Arakkonam Junction[edit]

Towards Passing through Station Type / Track
Katpadi Junction Walajah Road Broad, Electrified - Double Track
Renigunta Thiruttani Broad, Electrified - Double Track
Chennai Central Tiruvallur Broad, Electrified - Double Track
Kanchipuram Tirumalpur Broad - Single Track


Originating trains[edit]

Train No. Name Type Destination
56261 Arakkonam - Bengaluru Passenger Passenger Bengaluru City
16085 Arakkonam - Jolarpet Express Express Jolarpettai Junction
56011 Arakkonam - Cuddapah Passenger Passenger Kadapa

Passing trains[edit]

Train No. Name Destination
11028 Chennai-Mumbai CST Mail (PT) Mumbai
12657 Chennai - Bengaluru City Mail Bengaluru City
12691 Chennai Central - Satya Sai Prashanti Nilayam Express Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam
12292 Chennai-Yesvantpur Weekly Express Yesvantpur Junction
22682 Chennai-Mysuru Weekly SF Express Mysore Junction
11027 Mumbai CST-Chennai Mail (PT) Chennai Central
22650 Yercaud SF Express Chennai Central
22652 Palani - Chennai Central SF Express Chennai Central
12658 Bengaluru City-Chennai Mail (PT) Chennai Central
12672 Nilagiri (Blue Mountain) Express Chennai Central
12692 SatyaSai Prashanti Nilayam-Chennai Central Express Chennai Central
22681 Mysuru-Chennai Weekly SF Express Chennai Central
12291 Yesvantpur-Chennai Weekly Express Chennai Central
12688 Dehradun - Madurai SF Express Madurai
22688 Chandigarh - Madurai SF Express Madurai
12602 Mangaluru - Chennai SF Mail (PT) Chennai Central
12509 Bengaluru-Guwahati (Kaziranga) Express (PT) Guwahati
12515 Thiruvananthapuram Central - Guwahati Express Guwahati
22640 Alappuzha-Chennai SF Express (PT) Chennai Central
11044 Madurai - Mumbai LTT Express Mumbai
13351 Dhanbad - Alappuzha Express (PT) Alappuzha
18189 Tatanagar-Alappuzha Link (Slip) Express (PT) Alappuzha
12674 Cheran SF Express Chennai Central
17652 Kacheguda - Chennai Egmore Express Chennai Egmore
15228 Muzaffarpur-Yesvantpur Weekly Express Yesvantpur Junction
16022 Kaveri Express Chennai Central
12682 Coimbatore - Chennai Central Weekly SF Express Chennai Central
12516 Guwahati-Thiruvananthapuram Central Express (PT) Thiruvananthapuram Central
12508 Guwahati - Thiruvananthapuram Express (PT) Thiruvananthapuram Central
12510 Guwahati-Bengaluru (Kaziranga) SF Express Bengaluru City
12675 Kovai Express Coimbatore Junction
16057 Saptagiri Express Tirupati
16090 Yelagiri Express Chennai Central
12687 Madurai - Dehradun SF Express Dehradun
12687 Madurai - Chandigarh SF Express Dehradun
15227 Yesvantpur-Muzaffarpur Weekly Express Muzaffarpur

Loco shed[edit]

Arakkonam has an electric loco shed that holds 195 locos, which include WAP-1, WAP-4, WAM-4, WAG-5 and WAG-7 locos.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Arakkonam railway station". 
  2. ^ "Sheds and Workshops". IRFCA. Retrieved 14 December 2013.