Tirunelveli Junction railway station

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Tirunelveli Junction
திருநெல்வேலி சந்திப்பு
Express train and Passenger train 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 - Chennai Egmore
Tirunelveli - Kanyakumari
Tirunelveli - Tiruchendur
Tirunelveli - Sengottai
Platforms 5
Tracks 8
Connections Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw Stand
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code TEN
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Madurai
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
History
Opened 1893; 124 years ago (1893)
Electrified yes
Traffic
Passengers 50,000/day

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] it is one of the Famous Junction in TN

Railway Lines[edit]

Line No. Towards
1 Virudhunagar Junction (North)
2 Nagercoil Junction (South)
3 Sengottai (West)
4 Thiruchendur (South–East)

Sub-urban stations[edit]

  • Palayamkottai
  • Melapalayam
  • Pettai
  • Seduyunganalur
  • Tirunelveli Town
  • Talayuthu
  • Gangaikondan
  • Cheranmahadevi

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