Tirunelveli Junction railway station

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Tirunelveli Junction
திருநெல்வேலி சந்திப்பு
Indian Railway Station
Tirunelveli Junction.JPG
Main Entrance of Tirunelveli Station
Location Railway Feeder Road, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates 8°44′13″N 77°42′29″E / 8.737°N 77.708°E / 8.737; 77.708Coordinates: 8°44′13″N 77°42′29″E / 8.737°N 77.708°E / 8.737; 77.708
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Tirunelveli-Madurai
Platforms 5
Tracks 8
Connections Taxi Stand
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Other information
Station code TEN
Fare zone Southern Railways
Electrified yes

Tirunelveli Junction railway station (station code TEN) serves the city of Tirunelveli in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is owned by the Madurai Railway division. The Nellai Express - a super-fast train connecting Tirunelveli and Chennai Egmore - runs packed almost throughout the year.[1] Any train passing through the station halts at one of the five platforms, regardless of destination.

Tirunelveli Junction is one of the oldest [2] and most popular stations on the Indian Railway network.It was built in the year 1893.[3] The ChennaiTirunelveliNagercoil section of the Southern Railways (via Viluppuram, Trichy and Madurai) is one of the most profitable.[4][5] It ranked 12 among the southern railway division[6] It is A graded railway station.


Train No. Train Name Origin Destination
12631/32 Nellai Express Tirunelveli Chennai Egmore
22627/28 Intercity Express Tirunelveli Tiruchchirapali
11021/22 Chalukya Express Tirunelveli Dadar
16787/88 Jammu Express Tirunelveli Jammu Tawi
22629/30 Dadar Express Tirunelveli Dadar
16105/06 chendur Express Tiruchendur Chennai
16351/52 Mumbai Express Nagercoil Mumbai
16127/28[7] Guruvayur Express Guruvayur Chennai
16339/40 Mumbai Express Nagercoil Mumbai
12665/66[7] Howrah Express Kanyakumari Howrah
16861/62[7] Cape Town Express Kanyakumari Puducherry
17235/36 Bengaluru Express Nagercoil Bengaluru
12667/68 ChennaiExpress Nagercoil Chennai
12633/34 Kanyakumari Express Kanniyakumari Chennai
16723/24 Ananthapuri Express Thiruvananthapuram Chennai
12641/42 Thirukural Express Kanniyakumari Nizamudin
12689/90 Chennai Express Nagercoil Chennai
16609/10 Coimbatore Express Nagercoil Coimbatore
22621/22[7] Rameswaram Express Kanyakumari Rameswaram
56700/01[8] Punalur Fast Passenger Punalur Madurai
22619/20 Bilaspur Express Tirunelveli Bilaspur
19577/78[7] Hapa Express Tirunelveli Hapa

Daily passenger trains[edit]

  • 56821/56822 Tirunelveli – Mayiladuthurai – Erode Link Fast Passenger
  • 56319/56320 Nagercoil – Coimbatore Fast Passenger
  • 56700/56701 Madurai – Punalur Fast Passenger
  • 56761/56762 Tirunelveli – Thiruchendur Passenger
  • 56763/56764 Tirunelveli – Thiruchendur Passenger
  • 56765/56766 Tirunelveli – Thiruchendur Passenger
  • 56828/56827 Tirunelveli – Tuticorin Passenger
  • 56312/56311 Tirunelveli – Kanyakumari Passenger
  • 56767/56768 Thoothukudi – Tirunelveli – Tiruchendur Passenger
  • 56801/56800 Tirunelveli – Tenkasi – Sengcottah Passenger
  • 56797/56798 Tirunelveli – Tenkasi – Sengcottah Passenger
  • 56799/56796 Tirunelveli – Tenkasi – Sengcottah Passenger
  • 56803/56802 Tirunelveli – Tenkasi – Sengcottah Passenger
  • 56770/56769 Tiruchendur – Palani - Pollachi Passenger

Suburban stations[edit]

Station name Station code
Tirunelveli Junction TEN
Tirunelveli Town TYT
Palayamkottai PCO
Pettai PEA
Melapalayam MP
Thalaiyuthu TAY
Gangaikondan GDN
Sengulam SLGM
Seydunganallur SDNR
Cheranmadevi SMD