Vellore Cantonment railway station
Infantry Road, Cantonment, Vellore - 632001Tamil Nadu, India
|Elevation||215 metres (705 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Connections||Taxi, Autorickshaw, Bus|
|Structure type||Railway Station|
|Fare zone||Southern Railways|
Vellore Cantonment is a railway station that serves the city of Vellore, in addition to Katpadi Junction. The station is located on Villupuram - Tirupati line. It is located at the heart of the city on Infantry road (Near Vellore Municipal Corporation).
The station was served by a meter gauge line until the dawn of this millineum. After the gauge conversion drive taken up by Southern Railways, the line has been converted to a broad gauge and after gauge conversion the first train Rameswaram-Tirupati Express passed through this station on April 2011.
Since this railway station is relatively new, not many facilities exist. A light refreshment functions on platform 1.
Bus facilities connecting the other parts of city and Katpadi Junction, Vellore Town, Vellore Cantonment are available right outside the railway station. Taxis and Auto are other primary modes of transport.
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- "Opening of BG track between Vellore Cantonment, Villupuram awaited". The Hindu. 6 October 2010.
- "First passenger train starts plying on newly laid BG track". The Hindu. 2 April 2011.
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