Kayamkulam Junction railway station

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Kayamkulam Junction
Regional rail & Light rail station
Kayamkulam Railway Station.jpg
LocationKayamkulam, Kerala, India
Coordinates9°10′57″N 76°30′46″E / 9.1825°N 76.5128°E / 9.1825; 76.5128
Owned byIndian Railways
Line(s)Ernakulam–Kayamkulam coastal railway line, Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayamkulam line, Kayamkulam-Kollam line
Platforms5
Tracks6
Construction
ParkingAvailable
Other information
Station codeKYJ
Fare zoneSouthern Railway zone
History
Opened1958; 61 years ago (1958)[citation needed]
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers8706 per Day (2016-17 FY)
Location
Kayamkulam Junction is located in India
Kayamkulam Junction
Kayamkulam Junction
Location within India
Kayamkulam Junction is located in Kerala
Kayamkulam Junction
Kayamkulam Junction
Kayamkulam Junction (Kerala)

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.

History[edit]

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.

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This station has five platforms and six tracks to handle long distance, local, and goods trains.

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