Kannur railway station

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Kannur (Canannore)
Express train and Passenger train station
Kannur Railway station.JPG
View of Kannur Railway Station from main entrance
Location Kannur, Kerala, PIN-670 001
Coordinates 11°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
Elevation 16 metres (52 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Southern Railway zone
Line(s) 2
Platforms 4
Tracks 10
Connections Shoranur–Mangalore section
Structure type Standard (on-ground station)
Parking Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code CAN
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Palakkad
Opened 1907; 110 years ago (1907)
Electrified 25 kV AC 50 Hz
Passengers (2014-15) 19,894 per day[1]
Rank 5 (in Kerala)
2 (in Palakkad division)
Route map
Bunder goods shed
Mangalore Central
Up arrowto Madgaon Junction (KR)
UpperRight arrowto Hassan Junction
Mangalore Junction
3 Nethravathi
Netravati River
5 Tokkottu
7 Ullal
17 Manjeshwar
24 Uppala
Shiriya River
34 Kumbala
Mogral River
46 Kasaragod
Chandragiri River
49 Kalanad
Kalanad River
55 Kotikulam
60 Bekal Fort
Chithari River
69 Kanhangad
78 Nileshwar
83 Charvattur
88 Chandera
92 Trikkaripur
98 Payyanur
Perumba River
101 Ezhimala
110 Payangadi
Kuppam River
117 Kannapuram
123 Pappinisseri
Valapattanam River
125 Valapattanam
127 Chirakkal
132 Kannur
135 Kannur South
144 Edakkad
Anjarakandy River
148 Dharmadam
152 Thalassery
155 Jaganath Temple Gate
Mahé River
162 Mahe
165 Mukkali
169 Nadapuram Road
174 Vatakara
Kuttiady River
178 Iringal
184 Payyoli
187 Tikkotti
191 Vellarakkad
197 Koyilandy
202 Chemancheri
Akala puzha
209 Elathur
216 West Hill
219 Vellayil
221 Kozhikode
Down arrowto Shoranur Junction

Kannur railway station, also 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. There are many trains operating towards Southern Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Mumbai and North India. Kannur and Kannur South are two different stations which serves Kannur City.[2][3]


This Station has Four platforms, namely Platform No.1, 1A, 2 and 3 and two entrances. Another platform and new exclusive entrance is under construction towards east. The Platform number 1 of the Kannur Railway Station is the second longest railway platform in the state of Kerala.[4] There is strong urge from the passengers for extension of various trains and new trains.The trains that could be extended include Matsyagandha Express, Madgaon Intercity Express,Calicut Janshatabdi. It could be achieved by constructing a new pitline and increasing the number of platforms. Kannur-Byndoor passenger can be extended to Bhatkal.

The Kannur Railway Station is one of the few railway stations in Kerala to be selected for Google's plan to deploy WiFi in collaboration with the Union Government of India.

The railway station is under construction of escalator and lift.[5][6][7]

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