Karaikal railway station

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Karaikal
காரைக்கால்
Indian Railway Station
Location Railway station road, Karaikal
Coordinates 10°55′58″N 79°49′55″E / 10.932701°N 79.831853°E / 10.932701; 79.831853Coordinates: 10°55′58″N 79°49′55″E / 10.932701°N 79.831853°E / 10.932701; 79.831853
Owned by Indian Railways
Platforms 3
Tracks 3
Connections Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw stand
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code KIK
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Tiruchirappalli railway division
History
Rebuilt No
Electrified No

Karaikal railway station is a railway terminus, situated at the town of Karaikal in the Union Territory of Puducherry, India. The station is located at a distance of 145 kilometres (90 mi) east of Tiruchirapalli and 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Chennai and connects Karaikal to various parts of the country. Officially, it bears the code: KIK.[1]

Location and Layout

The railway station is located on Railway station road off the East Coast Road (ECR) and the Karaikal Bypass Road. The Karaikal Bus Station is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) away. The nearest airport is Tiruchirappalli International Airport, situated at about 130 kilometres (81 mi) away from the station.

Karaikal port is located 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Karaikal railway Station.

The station is the terminal point on the Tiruchirapalli-Karaikal branch line and having 3 platforms.

Operations

Express trains

No. Train No: Origin Train Name
1. 16175/16176 Chennai Egmore Chennai Egmore - Karaikal Kamban Express
2. 16187/16188 Ernakulam Junction Tea Garden Express
3. 11017/11018 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Karaikal Weekly Express

List of passenger trains

No. Train No: Origin Train Name
1. 56513/56514 Bengaluru City (Electronics City) Fast Passenger
2. 56711/76851
56714/76854
Tiruchirappalli Junction Passenger
3. 06851/06852 Nagore DEMU Special Passenger
4. 76812/76815 Thanjavur Junction DEMU Passenger
5. 76813/76818 Velankanni DEMU Passenger

References

  1. ^ "Indian Railways Living Atlas - India Rail Info". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2016-02-22.

External links

  • Southern Railways


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