Chandanattop railway station

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Chandanathoppe
Chandanattop
Regional rail, Light rail & Commuter rail station
Chandanathoppe railway station, Aug 2015.jpg
LocationMamood, NH-744, Chandanathoppe, Kollam, Kerala
India
Coordinates8°55′48″N 76°38′30″E / 8.929914°N 76.641712°E / 8.929914; 76.641712
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Line(s)Kollam–Sengottai branch line
Platforms1
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeAt–grade
ParkingAvailable
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeCTPE
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Madurai railway division
Fare zoneIndian Railways
History
Opened1904; 115 years ago (1904)
ElectrifiedNo
Traffic
Passengers (2017-18)131 per day[1]
47,689 per year
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Southern Railway zone
Location
Chandanathoppe Chandanattop is located in India
Chandanathoppe Chandanattop
Chandanathoppe
Chandanattop
Location within India
Chandanathoppe Chandanattop is located in Kerala
Chandanathoppe Chandanattop
Chandanathoppe
Chandanattop
Chandanathoppe
Chandanattop (Kerala)

Chandanathoppe railway station (Code:CTPE) or Chandanattop railway station is an 'F-class' halt railway station situated at Kollam–Sengottai branch line of Southern Railway Zone, India.[2] It is one among the 25 railway stations in Kollam district.[3][4] The station is partially serving the city of Quilon. Chandanathoppe railway station is coming under the Madurai railway division of the Southern Railway Zone, Indian Railways. The nearest major rail head of Chandanathoppe railway station is Kollam Junction railway station.

Indian railways is connecting Chandanathoppe with various cities in India like Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirunelveli, Madurai & with various towns like Paravur, Punalur, Kottarakkara, Nagercoil, Varkala & Neyyattinkara. Nearest railway stations are Kundara and Kilikollur. All the Kollam-Punalur-Kollam passenger services and Punalur-Madurai-Punalur service have halts at Chandanathoppe[5]

Significance[edit]

Chandanattop railway station is situated at the borders of Kollam city. Chandanathoppe is one among the cashew hubs of Kollam city. It is the nearest railway station to Govt. ITI, Chandanathope. People from areas like Mammoodu, Mekone, Kuzhiyam, a portion of Kilikollur etc. are depending on this railway station.

Kilikollur station is situated 1.7 km away from Chandanattop, it is the shortest distance between two railway stations in India.

Chandanattop railway halt station was inaugurated in 1989 following demands from students of Govt ITI Chandanathope

Services[edit]

Train Number Source Destination Name/Type
56332 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56331 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger
56334 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56700 Madurai Punalur Passenger
56333 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger
56336 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56335 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger
56701 Punalur Madurai Passenger
56338 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56337 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annual originating passengers & earnings for the year 2017-18 - Madurai Division" (PDF). Southern Railway. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Station Code Enquiry - Indian Railway". Archived from the original on 9 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Chandanathoppe railway station - Indiarailinfo". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Madurai-Punalur train from tomorrow - The Hindu". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Punalur-Quilon jn. Section - Indian Railway" (PDF). Retrieved 12 January 2015.

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