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Ernakulam Town railway station

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

Ernakulam Town
Express train, Passenger train and Commuter Station
Ernakulam Town North Railway Station DSW.jpg
Other namesErnakulam North
LocationErnakulum North, Kochi, Kerala
India
Coordinates9°59′30.40″N 76°17′12.13″E / 9.9917778°N 76.2867028°E / 9.9917778; 76.2867028
Elevation27 ft (8.2 m)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Line(s)Shoranur–Ernakulam section
Ernakulam–Kottayam–Kayamkulam line
Ernakulam–Alappuzha-Kayamkulam line
Platforms2
Tracks4
ConnectionsKaloor Private Bus Stand
Construction
ParkingAvailable
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeERN
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
History
Opened1890; 129 years ago (1890)
Rebuilt2003; 16 years ago (2003)
ElectrifiedYes
Route map
km
Up arrow
 Left arrow Kozhikode 
Shoranur Junction
 Palakkad Junction Right arrow 
1 Bharathapuzha Halt
Bharathappuzha
Up arrowPGT limits
Down arrowTVC limits
4 Vallathol Nagar
8 Mullurkara
17 Wadakkanchery
24 Mulankunnathukavu
UpperLeft arrow
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 arrow
Location
Ernakulam Town is located in India
Ernakulam Town
Ernakulam Town
Location within India
Ernakulam Town is located in Kerala
Ernakulam Town
Ernakulam Town
Ernakulam Town (Kerala)

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AdministrationEdit

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

BackgroundEdit

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.

LocationEdit

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.

InfrastructureEdit

The station has only two platforms.

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