Kannur railway station

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Kannur (Canannore)

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Commuter Rail and Regional Rail station
Kannur Railway station.JPG
View of Kannur Railway Station from main entrance
LocationKannur, Kerala, PIN-670 001
India
Coordinates11°52′08″N 75°21′20″E / 11.8689°N 75.3555°E / 11.8689; 75.3555Coordinates: 11°52′08″N 75°21′20″E / 11.8689°N 75.3555°E / 11.8689; 75.3555
Elevation16 metres (52 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Line(s)2
Platforms3+1 Bay Platform
Tracks10
ConnectionsShoranur–Mangalore section
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeCAN
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Palakkad
History
Opened1907; 112 years ago (1907)
Electrified25 kV AC 50 Hz
Previous namesCannanore
Traffic
Passengers (2014-15)19,894 per day[1]
Rank5 (in Kerala)
2 (in Palakkad division)
Route map
km
2
0
Bunder goods shed
0
0
Mangalore Central
to Hassan Junction
0
5
Mangalore Junction
3
Nethravathi
5
Tokkottu
7
Ullal
Karnataka
Kerala
17
Manjeshwar
24
Uppala
Shiriya River
34
Kumbala
46
Kasaragod
49
Kalanad
Kalanad River
55
Kotikulam
60
Bekal Fort
Chithari River
69
Kanhangad
78
Nileshwar
83
Charvattur
88
Chandera
92
Trikkaripur
98
Payyanur
101
Ezhimala
110
Payangadi
117
Kannapuram
123
Pappinisseri
125
Valapattanam
127
Chirakkal
132
Kannur
135
Kannur South
144
Edakkad
Anjarakandy River
148
Dharmadam
152
Thalassery
155
Jaganath Temple Gate
162
Mahe
165
Mukkali
169
Nadapuram Road
174
Vatakara
178
Iringal
184
Payyoli
187
Tikkotti
191
Vellarakkad
197
Koyilandy
202
Chemancheri
209
Elathur
216
West Hill
219
Vellayil
221
Kozhikode

Kannur Railway Station, also formerly known as Cannanore, is one of the railway station in Kerala located in the Kannur City which lies in Shoranur–Mangalore section. It is operated by the Southern Railway of the Indian Railways. Almost all major trains connecting parts of Southern Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and North India halt here.[2] Kannur and Kannur South (Station Code: CS) are two different stations which serves Kannur City.[3][2]

Infrastructure[edit]

Kannur Railway Station has four platforms, namely Platform No.1, 1A, 2 and 3 and two entrances. Another platform has been proposed to be constructed on the Eastern Entrance side. The Platform number 1 of the Kannur Railway Station is the second longest railway platform in the state of Kerala.[4]The railway station has lift and escalator facilities, as well as an subway facility to cross platform.[5][6][7] The station is also equipped with free wireless internet access facility, and prepaid auto stand.

Kannur International Airport is just 26 km from the railway station.

Important trains[edit]

  • Janshatabdi express
  • Rajdhani express
  • Kerala Sampark Kranti sf express
  • Mangala Lakshadweep sf express
  • Garibrath express
  • Netravati express
  • Parasuram Express
  • Ernakulam Intercity express
  • Coimbatore Intercity sf express
  • Ernad express
  • Malabar express
  • Maveli express
  • Navyug express
  • Vivek express
  • Marusagar express
  • Poorna express
  • Chennai sf Mail
  • West Coast sf express
  • Chennai sf express
  • Link express
  • Alleppey Executive Express
  • Manglore-Trivandrum express
  • Yeswantpur express via Salem
  • Bengaluru City express via Manglore
  • Manglore-Kacheguda express
  • Okha-Ernakulam express
  • Gandhidam-Nagercoil express
  • Veraval-Trivandrum express
  • Bikaner-Kochuveli express
  • Bhavnagar-Kochuveli express
  • Dehradun-Kochuveli sf express
  • Amritsar-Kochuveli sf express
  • LTT-Kochuveli sf express
  • Nizamuddin-Trivandrum sf express

Trains Starting From Kannur[edit]

  • Kannur - Kozhikode Passenger
  • Kannur - Thrissur Passenger
  • Kannur - Mangaluru Central Passenger
  • Kannur - Shornur Passenger
  • Kannur - Cheruvathoor Passenger
  • Kannur - Coimbatore Fast Passenger
  • Kannur - Ernakulam Intercity Express
  • Kannur - Alappuzha Executive Express
  • Kannur - KSR Bengaluru Express (Via Mangaluru)
  • Kannur - Yeshwantpur Express (Via Shornur)
  • Kannur - Thiruvananthapuram Central Janshatabdi Express

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Re-development Data – Kannur(CAN)". Central Railway Zone – Indian Railways. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b Trains at Kannur Railway station
  3. ^ Official Website of the Southern Railway Archived 14 September 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Kannur railway station all set for a facelift". The Times of India. 10 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Kannur railway station to get facelift, new facilities". The Hindu. 12 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Bansal announces 19 new trains". New Delhi: The Hindu. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2013.

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