Mavelikara railway station

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Mavelikara

മാവേലിക്കര
Express train, Passenger train & Commuter rail station
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Mavelikara Railway Station
LocationMavelikara, Alappuzha, Kerala
India
Coordinates8°57′37″N 76°40′41″E / 8.9603°N 76.6781°E / 8.9603; 76.6781Coordinates: 8°57′37″N 76°40′41″E / 8.9603°N 76.6781°E / 8.9603; 76.6781
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Line(s)Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayankulam line
Platforms4
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeAt–grade
ParkingAvailable
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeMVLK
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
Fare zoneIndian Railways
History
Opened1958; 60 years ago (1958)
Electrified25 kV AC 50 Hz
Route map
km
Up arrow
3 Ernakulam D Cabin
0 Ernakulam Junction
10 Tripunithura
LowerLeft arrow
14 Chottanikkara Road
17 Mulanturutti
22 Kanjiramittam
29 Piravam Road
35 Vaikom Road
38 Kaduturutti Halt
42 Kuruppanthara
49 Ettumanur
56 Kumaranallur
60 Kottayam
67 Chingavanam
78 Changanacherry
86 Tiruvalla
95 Chengannur
101 Cheriyanad
107 Mavelikara
UpperLeft arrow
115 Kayamkulam Junction
121 Ochira
129 Karunagappalli
136 Sasthamkotta
139 Munroturuttu
147 Perinad
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Kallumthazham Overpass
Chemmanmukku Overpass
156 Kollam Junction
Bus interchange
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Mavelikara railway station (Code: MVLK) is a railway station (NSG 5 Category) in Alappuzha District, Kerala and falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone, Indian Railways.The station is served by several long distance trains connecting most major cities in the country like Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Tirupati, Vishakhapatnam, Madgaon, Nagpur, Pune, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, Mumbai and New Delhi.

History[edit]

Mavelikara rail link came into existence in 1958 when Ernakulam - Kottayam meter gauge railway line was extended to Kollam Junction. The railway line between Trivandrum Central and Ernakulam Junction via Kottayam was converted to broad gauge in 1976.

Significance[edit]

Mavelikara railway station is the nearest rail station to pilgrimage places like Chettikulangara Devi Temple and Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple.

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