Coimbatore Junction railway station

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Coimbatore Junction
Train Station
Coimbatore junction.jpg
Main Entrance of the Station
Location State Bank Road, Coimbatore, Tamil nadu
Coordinates 10°59′47″N 76°58′02″E / 10.99639°N 76.96722°E / 10.99639; 76.96722
Elevation 411.2 metres (1,349 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Jolarpettai-Coimbatore line, Coimbatore - Shoranur railway line
Platforms 6
Construction
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Functional
Station code CBE
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
Electrified Yes
Location
Coimbatore Junction is located in Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore Junction
Coimbatore Junction
Location within Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore–Shoranur line
km
km
to Erode 
18 Irugur Junction
14
Singanallur
7 Podanur Junction
9
Peelamedu
National Highway 209 National Highway 209 (India) 
000 Coimbatore Main
3
Coimbatore North
17
Periyanayikanpalayam
 State Highway India.png State Highway 162
28
Karamadai
36
Mettupalayam
 to Pollachi
Nilgiri Mountain Railway
(narrow gauge)
 National Highway 209 (India) National Highway 209
4 Madukkarai
9 Ettimadai
 
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
border
18 Walayar
22 Chullimada
29 Kanjikode
 Malampuzha River
37 Kottekad
44 Palakkad Junction
 Road marker IN NH.svg National Highway 213
 to Pollachi
52 Parli
60 Mankara
67 Lakkidi
71 Palappuram
75 Ottappalam
82 Mannanur
 
to Cochin Harbour
 
88 Shoranur Junction
to Nilambur
 
 
to Mangalore
 

Coimbatore Junction, also known as Coimbatore Main, is the primary railway station serving Coimbatore city. It is one of the major train stations in South India and the second busiest and revenue yielding railway station in Tamil Nadu after Chennai Central.[1] It is one of the A1 graded station in the Southern Railway.[2] This station comes under the jurisdiction of Salem division of Southern Railways and contributes to 45% of the revenues of the zone.[3][4] It is one of the top booking stations in India according to Indian Railways.[5]

Suburban stations[edit]

The other stations serving Coimbatore include Coimbatore North Junction (CBF), Podanur Junction (PTJ), Irugur Junction (IGU), Madukkarai (MDKI), Peelamedu (PLMD), Singanallur (SHI), Sulur (SUU), Perianaikanpalayam (PKU) and Somanur (SNO).[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India's biggest and most popular railway stations". 
  2. ^ "'Facelift for Coimbatore Rly junction soon'". Business Line. Retrieved 23 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Railways in Coimbatore". raac.co.in. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Coimbatore Junction neglected". The Hindu. 31 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Archived from the original on 10 May 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Route KM-Statewise" (PDF). Southern Railway zone. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 January 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2012. 

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