Kayamkulam Junction railway station
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|Regional rail & Light rail station|
|Location||Kayamkulam, Kerala, India|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Line(s)||Ernakulam–Kayamkulam coastal railway line, Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayamkulam line, Kayamkulam-Kollam line|
|Fare zone||Southern Railway zone|
|Passengers||8706 per Day (2016-17 FY)|
Kayamkulam Junction railway station (Station code: KYJ) is a railway station in Kerala, located at Kayamkulam, Alappuzha District. It is an NSG 3 category station. It stands at the junction of three lines- south towards Thiruvananthapuram via Kollam, north towards Ernakulam via Alappuzha and north-east towards Ernakulam Junction/Ernakulam Town via Kottayam. The station is located at a distance of 1.7 km from Kayamkulam town, near to Kayamkulam-Punalur Road (KP road).In 2018, the rail wi-fi broad-band connection has been introduced in Kayamkulam.
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Kayamkulam rail link came into existence in 1958 when Kollam -Kottayam railway line was inaugurated. The railway station was upgraded to a junction station in 1992 when the rail link via Alappuzha to Ernakulam was inaugurated.
This station has five platforms and six tracks to handle long distance, local, and goods trains.
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