Kuzhithurai railway station

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Light rail station
குழித்துறை தொடருந்து நிலையம்.jpg
The entrance of the station
Location Marthandam, Marthandam, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
Coordinates Coordinates: 8°18′08″N 77°13′06″E / 8.302106°N 77.218378°E / 8.302106; 77.218378
Elevation 19 metres (62 ft)
Line(s) KanyakumariTrivandrum
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Connections Bus & auto
Structure type Standard
Parking Available
Disabled access Handicapped/disabled access
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code KZT
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Trivandrum
Opened 15 April 1979; 37 years ago (1979-04-15)
Electrified Yes
Passengers 50000

Kuzhithurai railway station (Station code: KZT) is the second biggest station in Kanyakumari District. For train transportation the Marthandam is the main hub for Kalkulam and Vilavancode talukas. The Kalkulam and Vilavancode talukas have the population around seven lakes. The Kuzhithurai station is found to be centered between TrivandrumKanyakumari railway route. This railway station collection is more than seven crore per annum and a daily passenger patronage of more than 50,000 people. The station has two platforms and falls on the KanyakumariTrivandrum line in the Trivandrum Division of the Southern Railway zone. Most of all daily trains passing through the station halt in Kuzhithurai station.


Suburban stations[edit]

Station name Station code
Nagercoil Junction NCJ
Nagercoil Town NJT
Kanyakumari CAPE
Kuzhithurai KZT
Eraniel ERL
Aralvaymozhi AAY
Palliyadi PYD
Kuzhithurai West KZTW
Viranialur VRLR
Suchindram SUCH
Tovalai[6] THX

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Railway users seek more trains, facilities". The Hindu. 24 February 2010. 
  2. ^ The Daily Thanthi, Nagercoil Edition. 8 February 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[full citation needed]
  3. ^ "Operate special train". The Hindu. 27 July 2010. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. 
  4. ^ The Indian Express Nagercoil. 10 March 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[full citation needed]
  5. ^ Dinakaran, Nagercoil Edition. 2 June 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[full citation needed]
  6. ^ Southern Zone Time Table July 2010, Page no 185 & Table No. 56,56A

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