Kayamkulam Junction railway station

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Kayamkulam Junction
Regional rail & Light rail station
Kayamkulam Railway Station.jpg
Location Kayamkulam, Kerala, India
Coordinates 9°10′57″N 76°30′46″E / 9.1825°N 76.5128°E / 9.1825; 76.5128Coordinates: 9°10′57″N 76°30′46″E / 9.1825°N 76.5128°E / 9.1825; 76.5128
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Ernakulam–Kayamkulam coastal railway line
Platforms 5
Tracks 7
Construction
Parking Available
Other information
Station code KYJ
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
History
Opened 1958; 60 years ago (1958)
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers 8706 per Day (2016-17 FY)
Route map
km
Up arrow to Aluva
LowerRight arrow to Kottayam
-2 Ernakulam C Cabin
0 Ernakulam Junction Parking
5 Tirunettur
8 Kumbalam
12 Aroor Halt
18 Ezhupunna
23 Turavur
27 Vayalar
33 Cherthala
39 Tiruvizha
44 Mararikulam
48 Kalavur Halt
54 Tumboli
58 Alappuzha Parking
63 Punnapra
70 Ambalappuzha
75 Takazhi
82 Karuvatta Halt
88 Haripad
93 Cheppad
Right arrowto Kottayam
115 Kayamkulam Junction Parking
121 Ochira
129 Karunagappalli
136 Sasthamkotta
139 Munroturuttu
147 Perinad
Right arrowto Punalur
Kallumthazham Overpass
Chemmanmukku Overpass
156 Kollam Junction Bus interchangeParking
Down arrowto Thiruvananthapuram Central

Kayamkulam Junction railway station (Station code: KYJ) is a railway station in Kerala, located at Kayamkulam, Alappuzha District. 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 5 km from Kayamkulam town, near to Kayamkulam-Punalur Road (KP road).It is an NSG 3 category station.

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.

Layout[edit]

This station has 5 platforms and 7 tracks to handle long distance trains,local trains and goods trains.

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