Salem Junction railway station

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Salem Junction
சேலம் சந்திப்பு
Regional rail, Light rail and Commuter rail station
Location Junction Main road, Suramanagalam, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates 11°40′17.05″N 78°6′47.6″E / 11.6714028°N 78.113222°E / 11.6714028; 78.113222Coordinates: 11°40′17.05″N 78°6′47.6″E / 11.6714028°N 78.113222°E / 11.6714028; 78.113222
Elevation 288 metres (945 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Jolarpettai–Shoranur line
Salem–Karur line
Salem-Viridhachalam
Salem-Bangalore
Platforms 6
Tracks 8
Connections Goods terminal, Taxi Stand, Satellite Town Bus Terminal
Construction
Structure type on ground station
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Other information
Station code SA
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers 50,000 per day on average

Salem Junction railway station (station code: SA) is a junction railway station situated in the city of Salem in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Administration[edit]

The station is the headquarters of the Salem railway division of the Southern Railway Zone in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the major transit point in Southern India.

Connectivity[edit]

The station has good connectivity with satellite bus terminus and Central Bus Terminus Salem. The nearest airport is Salem Airport which is 18 km (11 mi) away from the station.

Infrastructure[edit]

It is upgraded A–grade station. The station has subway for every platform and platform bridges with escalators. The station has 6 platforms and 8 tracks.

Lines[edit]

There are 6 lines branching out from the station

Platforms & Routes[edit]

Platforms Towards Via
1 Erode Junction railway station Sankari Durg
2 Terminating Passenger Trains -------------
3 Bangalore&Vriddhachalam Junction Dharmapuri, Attur
4 Jolarpettai Junction railway station Morappur
5 Long Distance Train -------------
1A Chennai Egmore railway station Vriddhachalam Junction

Facilities[edit]

It Has IRCTC Railway Canteen In Platform No:3&4 . Anandha Bhavan,Ashok Bhavan are some of the famous Restaurant nearSalem Junction railway station and Hotel Ashwa Park,Raddison,Sivaraj Holiday Inn,CJ Plazzio are the Star hotels nearSalem Junction railway station .It Has Continuous (Bus No:13) Bus Service Between Salem old Bus Stand & Salem Junction railway station.

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