Vadakara railway station

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Vatakara Railway Station
Badagara Railway Station
Vadakara Railway Station

വടകര റെയിൽവേ സ്റ്റേഷൻ
Indian Railway Station
Vadakara railway station.jpg
Location Railway Station Road, Vatakara, Kozhikode, Kerala
 India
Coordinates 11°35′35″N 75°35′13″E / 11.593°N 75.587°E / 11.593; 75.587Coordinates: 11°35′35″N 75°35′13″E / 11.593°N 75.587°E / 11.593; 75.587
Elevation 10 m
Owned by Indian Railway
Operated by Southern Railway
Line(s) Shoranur-Mangalore Section
Platforms 3
Tracks 3
Connections Bus stand, Taxicab stand, Auto rickshaw stand
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code BDJ
Zone(s) Southern Railway
Division(s) Palakkad
History
Opened 1907
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers 42.63 Lakh [2012-13]

Vatakara Railway Station (Code:BDJ), alternatively known as Badagara Railway Station is a major railway station serving the town of Vatakara in the Kozhikode District of Kerala. It lies in the Shoranur - Mangalore Section of the Southern Railways. The station has 3 platforms and 3 tracks. Although no trains originate from this station, most of the important trains passing through stop here.[1] Trains halting at the station connect the town to prominent cities in India such as Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kozhikode, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kollam, New Delhi, Mangalore, Kolkota and so forth. This station has now been upgraded to a Model Railway Station(adarsh).[2]

Facilities[edit]

  • Online Reservation counters
  • Retirement Rooms
  • Parcel booking Office
  • Railway Mailing service (RMS) office
  • Refreshment stalls and book stalls
  • Pre-Paid autorikshaw counters
  • Pre-paid parking
  • State Bank ATM
  • Railway information counter
  • Cell phone recharge stalls
  • RPF Out Post
  • 2 Lifts

Upcoming Facilities[edit]

  • Escalator[3]
  • Railwire wifi

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ . Indianrailinfo. 12 January 2012 http://indiarailinfo.com/departures/1483. Retrieved 15 January 2012.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ http://mullappallyramachandran.com/en/accomplishments
  3. ^ http://rashtradeepika.epapr.in/c/6761393