Ernakulam Town railway station

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Ernakulam Town
എറണാകുളം ടൗൺ
Express train, Passenger train and Commuter Station
Ernakulam Town North Railway Station DSW.jpg
Location Ernakulum North, Kochi, Kerala
India
Coordinates 9°59′30.40″N 76°17′12.13″E / 9.9917778°N 76.2867028°E / 9.9917778; 76.2867028Coordinates: 9°59′30.40″N 76°17′12.13″E / 9.9917778°N 76.2867028°E / 9.9917778; 76.2867028
Elevation 27 ft (8.2 m)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Southern Railway zone
Line(s) Shoranur–Ernakulam section
Ernakulam–Kayamkulam line
Platforms 2
Tracks 4
Connections Kaloor Private Bus Stand
Construction
Parking Available
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code ERN
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
History
Opened 1890; 127 years ago (1890)
Rebuilt 2003; 14 years ago (2003)
Electrified Yes
Route map
km
Up arrowto Nilambur Road
 Palakkad Junction Right arrow 
Shoranur Junction
 Left arrow Kozhikode 
1 Bharathapuzha Halt
Bharathappuzha
Up arrowPGT limits
Down arrowTVC limits
4 Vallathol Nagar
8 Mullurkara
17 Wadakkanchery
24 Mulankunnathukavu
UpperLeft arrowto Guruvayur
31 Punkunnam
33 Thrissur
40 Ollur
47 Pudukad
Karuvannur River
50 Nellayi
57 Irinjalakuda
63 Chalakudi
Chalakudy River
65 Divine Nagar
69 Koratty
74 Karukutty
78 Angamaly
84 Chovvara
Periyar (river)
88 Aluva
94 Kalamassery
98 Edappally
104 Ernakulam Town
LowerRight arrow to Kottayam
106 Ernakulam C Cabin
107 Ernakulam Junction
Down arrowto Alappuzha

Ernakulam Town (also known as Ernakulam North, code: ERN) is one of the three main railway stations in the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India.

Administration[edit]

The station is operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways and is an 'A–grade' station under Thiruvananthapuram Railway division.

Background[edit]

Among Kochites, this station is referred to as "Ernakulam North" or simply "North" as it is in the Northern part of Kochi, to distinguish it from Ernakulam Junction which in turn is referred to as (and was officially called for a long time as) "Ernakulam South" or simply "South". This is a convenient station to alight for passengers travelling to Northern suburbs of Kochi city and nearby areas. The major railway station in Kochi is the Ernakulam Junction railway station.

Location[edit]

It is situated in the northern part of the city and the stopping point for trains going towards mainly to Kottayam side in the south.

Infrastructure[edit]

The station has only 2 platforms.

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