Tuticorin railway station
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|Location||N Raja St, Thoothukudi, Thootukudi district, Tamil Nadu|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Southern Railway Zone|
|Line(s)||Tuticorin – Vanchi Maniyachi line.|
|Connections||Taxicab stand, Auto rickshaw stand|
|Structure type||At grade|
|Zone(s)||Southern Railway Zone|
Thoothukudi railway station is a train station connecting the city of Thoothukudi in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The station belongs to the Madurai railway division, a part of Southern Railway Zone.
Location and layout
South of the Thoothukudi train station is the Chinna Koil and the bishop's house both in quick succession and only a minute's walk from the station.
The Beach Road, one of the city's important thoroughfares is at a throw-away distance from the station where important landmarks such as the lady of Snows Church, The Holy Trinity Church, The Tuticorin fishing Harbour, The Tamil Nadu Maritime Academy, The Government travel Bungalow and The Roach Park all lie.
The station is a part of the Tuticorin – Vanchi Maniyachi section and the next nearest station is the Thoothukudi-Melur train station situated 2 km away.
The station is a terminal station and there are currently 3 platforms for handling passenger traffic and another platform that serves as an pit lane for trains.
- "Madurai Division System Map" (PDF). Southern Railway. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
- "Facilities at Tuticorin railway station assessed". The Hindu. 18 August 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2010.
- "Expedite pit line, coach maintenance yard works". The Hindu. Tuticorin. 9 December 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
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