Madurai Junction railway station

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Madurai Junction
மதுரை சந்திப்பு
Indian Railway Station
Madurai Rly Station.jpg
The Main Entrance of the Station
Location West Veli Street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu,  India
Coordinates 9°55′12″N 78°6′37″E / 9.92000°N 78.11028°E / 9.92000; 78.11028Coordinates: 9°55′12″N 78°6′37″E / 9.92000°N 78.11028°E / 9.92000; 78.11028
Owned by Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways
Line(s) Madurai - Chennai Egmore
Madurai - Kanyakumari
Madurai - Bodinayakkanur
Madurai - Rameswaram
Platforms 6
Tracks 9
Connections Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw stand
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code MDU
Zone(s) Southern Railway
Division(s) Madurai
History
Opened 1859; 158 years ago (1859)
Electrified Yes
Previous names Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 50,000/day[citation needed]
Location
Madurai Junction is located in Tamil Nadu
Madurai Junction
Madurai Junction
Location within Tamil Nadu

Madurai Junction railway station is a railway station in South India and the primary railway station serving the city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu.[1] The station is the headquarters of the Madurai railway division of the Southern Railways and is an A1 graded train station by the Indian Railways for being one of the top 100 booking stations in the country.[citation needed]

An aerial view of the station
Western entry to the station

Railway lines[edit]

Line No. Towards
1 Dindigul Junction (North)
2 Virudhunagar Junction (South)
3 Bodinayakkanur (West)
4 Manamadurai Junction (South–East)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Madurai Division System Map" (PDF). Southern Railway. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 

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