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Kazhakoottam Railway Station (Code:KZK) is a railway station in the Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.[1] The station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.

Kazhakoottam
Light rail and Commuter rail station
LocationKazhakoottam, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
India
Coordinates8°33′22″N 76°52′19″E / 8.556°N 76.872°E / 8.556; 76.872
Line(s)Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram trunk line
Platforms2
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Disabled accessHandicapped/disabled access[citation needed]
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeKZK
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
ElectrifiedYes
Route map
km
Up arrow
Right arrow
Chemmanmukku Overpass
0 Kollam Junction
Bus interchangeParking
Chinnakada Overpass
Left arrow
SP Office Overpass
4 Eravipuram
Arattukulam
9 Mayyanad
12 Paravur
Parking
Paravur town Overpass
Kilimukkam Lake
17 Kappil
20 Edavai
24 Varkala
Bus interchangeParking
30 Akathumuri
33 Kadakkavoor
Parking
36 Chirayinkeezhu
Bus interchangeParking
40 Perunguzhi
43 Murukkampuzha
47 Kaniyapuram
51 Kazhakoottam
Parking
54 Veli
Veli Lake
58 Kochuveli
Bus interchangeParking
62 Thiruvananthapuram Pettah
Parking
65 Trivandrum Central
Bus interchangeParking
Overpass
Down arrow
Location
Kazhakoottam is located in India
Kazhakoottam
Kazhakoottam
Location within India
Kazhakoottam is located in Kerala
Kazhakoottam
Kazhakoottam
Kazhakoottam (Kerala)

A high resolution, LED-based integrated passenger information system has been introduced at Thiruvananthapuram central, Kollam, Ernakulam Jn and Thrissur, and will soon be introduced at Kazhakkoottam. Recently, a basic food kiosk has been added.[citation needed]

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SignificanceEdit

It is located at Kazhakoottam, which is significant for its proximity to Technopark, Sainik School, Kinfra Film and Video Park, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, DCSMAT media school, PRASAD film lab, Vismayas Max.[2]

LayoutEdit

The station currently has three platforms. Food Corporation of India godown is situated in railway station premises.

ServicesEdit

Some of the trains stopping at the station:

Express Trains

No. Train No Origin Destination Train Name
1. 16629/16630 Thiruvananthapuram Central Mangalore Central Malabar Express
2. 16303/16304 Thiruvananthapuram Central Ernakulam Junction Vanchinad Express
3. 16649/16650 Nagercoil Junction Mangalore Central Parasuram Express
4. 12697/12698 Chennai Central Thiruvanananthapuram Central chennai thiruvananthapuram express
5. 16525/16526 Bangalore City Kanyakumari Island Express
Passenger Trains
Sl No. Train Number Source Destination Name/Type
1 56307 Kollam Junction Trivandrum Central Passenger
2 56700 Madurai Punalur Passenger
3 66304 Kollam Junction Kanyakumari MEMU
4 56309 Kollam Junction Trivandrum Central Passenger
5 56304 Nagercoil Kottayam Passenger
6 56701 Punalur Madurai Passenger
7 56715 Punalur Kanniyakumari Passenger
8 56716 Kanniyakumari Punalur Passenger
9 66305 Kanyakumari Kollam Junction MEMU
10 56308 Trivandrum Central Kollam Junction Passenger

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kazhakuttam Railway Station". Details. India 9. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Railways seeks Technopark help to develop Kazhakoottam station". Times Of India. 8 December 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2012.