Vallathol Nagar railway station

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Vallathol Nagar railway station
Indian Railway Station
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First platform of 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
Electrified Yes

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.