Ernakulam Town railway station

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Ernakulam Town
എറണാകുളം ടൗൺ
एर्णाकुलम टाउन
Indian Railway Station
Ernakulam Town North Railway Station DSW.jpg
Location Ernakulum North, Kochi, Kerala
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
Line(s) •Ernakulam-Thiruvananthapuram(via Kottayam/Alappuzha)
•Ernakulam-Chennai (via Shoranur-Coimbatore)
•Ernakulam-Mumbai (via Shoranur-Kozhikode-Konkan railway)
Platforms 2[1]
Tracks 4
Connections Kaloor Private Bus Stand
Parking Available
Other information
Station code ERN
Division(s) Kochi Railway Division
Opened 1890
Rebuilt 2003
Electrified Yes

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. The station is operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways and is an 'A grade' station under Thiruvananthapuram Railway division. 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. This is a convenient station to alight for passengers travelling to Northern suburbs of Kochi city and nearby areas. The station has only 2 platforms. The major railway station in Kochi is the Ernakulam Junction railway station.

Local name of the station[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".


  • Computerised Reservation Ticket Counter
  • Computerised Unreserved Ticket Counter
  • Pre Paid Auto
  • Foot Overbridge
  • Escalator and subways


  1. ^ "Ernakulam Town - India Rail Info". Indiarailinfo. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 

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