Dharmapuri railway station

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Indian Railway station
Location Durai Samy Gouder St, Dharmapuri, Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu
Coordinates 12°07′33″N 78°09′15″E / 12.1258°N 78.1542°E / 12.1258; 78.1542Coordinates: 12°07′33″N 78°09′15″E / 12.1258°N 78.1542°E / 12.1258; 78.1542
Elevation 467 metre
Owned by South Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways
Line(s) Salem-Bangalore line Salem-Dharmapuri-Morappur
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
Connections Auto rickshaw stand, Taxi stand
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code DPJ
Zone(s) South Western Railway
Division(s) Bangalore

Dharmapuri Junction(Tamil:தர்மபுரி ரயில் நிலையம்) is a railway junction situated in the town of Dharmapuri, also 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[edit]

The railway junction is located on the Salem high road accessible by the Duraisamy Road and the Railway junction road situated at close proximity to the Local Bus-stand, TNSTC bus depot and the taluk office. The nearest airport is situated at Salem 42 km away from the station.The nearest INTL Airport is Bangalore Airport situated 170 km from junction.

The station is located at a height of 462 m above sea level and has 3 platforms within its vicinity. It is a part of the Salem - Bangalore railway line and is a very important halt for the trains passing through the line.

A new railway line between Dharmapuri And Morappur is under process and will function soon as possible.


The station has the following facilities:

  • Fully Computerised Reservation Center
  • ATM Kiosks
  • Book and Magazine Kiosk
  • IRCTC Resataurant
  • Train running status/locator
  • Passenger announcement system
  • Over head footpath
  • Railway police station


Following is the list of trains that halt at the train station.[1]

Express Services
No. Train No: Origin Destination Train Name Frequency
1. 17235/17236 Bengaluru Nagercoil Seshadri Express Daily
2. 16235/16236 Thoothukudi Mysuru Express Daily
3. 17235/17236 Mayiladuthurai Mysuru Express Daily
4. 11013/11014 Lokmanya tilak terminus, Mumbai Coimbatore Kurla Express Daily
5. 16527/16528 Yesvantapur, Bengaluru Kannur Express Daily
6. 12677/12678 Bengaluru Ernakulam Intercity Superfast Express Daily
7. 12257/12258 Yesvantapur, Bengaluru Kochuveli, Thiruvananthapuram Garib Rath Express Tri-Weekly
8. 11021/11022 Dadar Tirunelveli Chalukya Express Tri-weekly
9. 16573/16574 Yesvantapur, Bengaluru Puducherry Express Weekly
10. 12647/12648 Coimbatore Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi Kongu Superfast Express Weekly
Passenger Services
No. Train No: Origin Destination Train Name Frequency
1. 76553/76554 Bengaluru Dharmapuri Passenger 6 days a week
2 56421/56422 Salem Yesvantapur, Bengaluru Passenger Daily
3. 56513/56514 Karaikal Bengaluru Fast Passenger Daily


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