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Kayamkulam Junction railway station

Kayamkulam Junction railway station (Station code: KYJ) is a railway station in Kerala, located at Kayamkulam, Alappuzha District. It stands at the junction of three lines- south towards Thiruvananthapuram via Kollam, north towards Ernakulam via Alappuzha and north-east towards Ernakulam Junction/Ernakulam Town via Kottayam. The station is located at a distance of 5 km from Kayamkulam town, near to Kayamkulam-Punalur Road (KP road).It is an NSG 3 category station.

Kayamkulam Junction
കായംകുളം ജംഗ്ഷൻ
Regional rail & Light rail station
Kayamkulam Railway Station.jpg
Location Kayamkulam, Kerala, India
Coordinates 9°10′57″N 76°30′46″E / 9.1825°N 76.5128°E / 9.1825; 76.5128Coordinates: 9°10′57″N 76°30′46″E / 9.1825°N 76.5128°E / 9.1825; 76.5128
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Ernakulam–Kayamkulam coastal railway line, Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayamkulam line, Kayamkulam-Kollam line
Platforms 5
Tracks 7
Construction
Parking Available
Other information
Station code KYJ
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
History
Opened 1958; 60 years ago (1958)
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers 8706 per Day (2016-17 FY)

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HistoryEdit

Kayamkulam rail link came into existence in 1958 when Kollam -Kottayam railway line was inaugurated. The railway station was upgraded to a junction station in 1992 when the rail link via Alappuzha to Ernakulam was inaugurated.

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This station has 5 platforms and 7 tracks to handle long distance trains,local trains and goods trains.

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