Dharmapuri railway station
|Regional rail, Light rail & Heavy rail station|
|Location||Railway Station Broadway road, Indira nagar, Dharmapuri, Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu
|Elevation||467 metres (1,532 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||South Western Railway zone|
|Connections||Auto rickshaw stand, Taxi stand|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||South Western Railway zone|
|Opened||January 16, 1906|
|Passengers||More than 5,000 perday. (Yes)|
Dharmapuri Junction is a railway station situated in the Mid part of the Dharmapuri city, which is the headquarters of the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu. It has been administered by the South Western Railway Zone, included in the Bangalore railway division that was transferred over from the Southern Railway Zone.
Location and Layout
The railway station is located on the Railway station broadway road accessible by the Duraisamy Road and the Railway junction road situated at close proximity to the Rural/urban bus terminals, collector office, city market, city bazzar, TNSTC bus depot and the taluk office. And just 0.5 kilometres (0.31 mi) from Government Dharmapuri medical college and hospital. The nearest international airport is Kempegowda International Airport situated in Bengaluru about and distance of 170 kilometres (110 mi) from the station.
The station is located at a height of 462 metres (1,516 ft) above sea level and has 3 platforms within its vicinity. And the station is an eco friendly station with lots of trees. It is a part of the Omalur Junction-Bangalore City railway line and it is a main stoppage for the trains passing through the line. A new line between Dharmapuri to Morappur which measures about 36 kilometres (22 mi) has been proposed by Indian Railway Budget 2016-2017.
- Computerised reservation centre
- IRCTC food stall
- Train running status locator
- RO water
- Valet parking area
- ATM&Boarding house
- Waiting hall
- Digital board for train details
- Train announcement services.
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