Vallathol Nagar railway station

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Vallathol Nagar
Regional rail and Light rail station
Vallathol Nagar.jpg
Vallathol Nagar railway station
Coordinates 10°43′54″N 76°16′53″E / 10.7316°N 76.2813°E / 10.7316; 76.2813Coordinates: 10°43′54″N 76°16′53″E / 10.7316°N 76.2813°E / 10.7316; 76.2813
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Shoranur–Cochin Harbour section
Platforms 2
Parking No
Other information
Station code VTK
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
Electrified Yes
Route map
Up arrowto Nilambur Road
 Palakkad Junction Right arrow 
Shoranur Junction
 Left arrow Kozhikode 
1 Bharathapuzha Halt
Up arrowPGT limits
Down arrowTVC limits
4 Vallathol Nagar
8 Mullurkara
17 Wadakkanchery
24 Mulankunnathukavu
UpperLeft arrowto Guruvayur
31 Punkunnam
33 Thrissur
40 Ollur
47 Pudukad
Karuvannur River
50 Nellayi
57 Irinjalakuda
63 Chalakudi
Chalakudy River
65 Divine Nagar
69 Koratty
74 Karukutty
78 Angamaly
84 Chovvara
Periyar (river)
88 Aluva
94 Kalamassery
98 Edappally
104 Ernakulam Town
LowerRight arrow to Kottayam
106 Ernakulam C Cabin
107 Ernakulam Junction
Down arrowto Alappuzha

Vallathol Nagar railway station (VTK) falls between Shoranur Junction and Mullurkara railway station in the Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section of Thrissur District. Vallathol Nagar railway station is operated by the Chennai-headquartered Southern Railways of the Indian Railways. It is the base station for Kerala Kalamandalam[1][2][3][4]and last station in the Thiruvananthapuram railway division.


The station is named after Vallathol Narayana Menon or popularly known as Mahakavi Vallathol, Kerala’s greatest poet in Malayalam language. Vallathol Narayana Menon was instrumental in establishing the Kerala Kalamandalam in Cheruthuruthi, a major centre for learning Indian performing arts, especially those that developed in Kerala.[5]


  1. ^ "Bank engine derails near Vallathol Nagar". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Forty assistant stationmaster's posts axed in Thiruvananthapuram railway division". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  3. ^ "Vallathol Nagar Railway Station". Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  4. ^ "He fell on the same track where Soumya was pushed off train". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 
  5. ^ "Demand to name station after poet". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-07-09.