Ernakulam Town railway station

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Ernakulam Town
Express train, Passenger train and Commuter Station
Ernakulam Town North Railway Station DSW.jpg
Other names Ernakulam North
Location Ernakulum North, Kochi, Kerala
India
Coordinates 9°59′30.40″N 76°17′12.13″E / 9.9917778°N 76.2867028°E / 9.9917778; 76.2867028Coordinates: 9°59′30.40″N 76°17′12.13″E / 9.9917778°N 76.2867028°E / 9.9917778; 76.2867028
Elevation 27 ft (8.2 m)
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Southern Railway zone
Line(s) Shoranur–Ernakulam section
Ernakulam–Kayamkulam line
Platforms 2
Tracks 4
Connections Kaloor Private Bus Stand
Construction
Parking Available
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code ERN
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
History
Opened 1890; 128 years ago (1890)
Rebuilt 2003; 15 years ago (2003)
Electrified Yes
Route map

Ernakulam Town (also known as Ernakulam North, code: ERN) is one of the main railway stations in the city of Kochi, Kerala, India.

Administration

The station is operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways and is an 'A–grade' station under Thiruvananthapuram Railway division.

Background

Among Kochites, this station is referred to as "Ernakulam North" or simply "North" as it is in the Northern part of Kochi, to distinguish it from Ernakulam Junction which in turn is referred to as (and was officially called for a long time as) "Ernakulam South" or simply "South". This is a convenient station to alight for passengers travelling to Northern suburbs of Kochi city and nearby areas. The major railway station in Kochi is the Ernakulam Junction railway station.

Location

It is situated in the northern part of the city and the stopping point for trains going towards mainly to Kottayam side in the south.

Infrastructure

The station has only 2 platforms.

See also

References

External links

  • Ernakulam Town railway station at the India Rail Info
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