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Ochira railway station (Code:OCR) is an 'NSG 6 category' railway station, situated near the city of Kollam in Kollam district of Kerala. Ochira railway station is situated at the borders of Kollam district. It falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone, Indian Railways.[1][2][not in citation given][3][not in citation given] The railway station is situated between Karunagappalli and Kayamkulam. The nearest important major rail head is Kollam Junction railway station. The other major railway stations near Ochira are Kayamkulam Junction railway station and Karunagappalli railway station.

Ochira
Regional rail, Light rail & Commuter rail station
LocationOchira, Kollam, Kerala
India
Coordinates9°07′55″N 76°31′31″E / 9.131808°N 76.525223°E / 9.131808; 76.525223
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Line(s)Kayamkulam Junction-Kollam JunctionThiruvananthapuram Central
Platforms2
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeAt–grade
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeOCR
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram railway division
Fare zoneIndian Railways
History
Opened1958; 61 years ago (1958)
Electrified25 kV AC 50 Hz
Location
Ochira is located in India
Ochira
Ochira
Location within India
Ochira is located in Kerala
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Ochira (Kerala)

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SignificanceEdit

Ochira is well connected with various cities in India like Kollam, Trivandrum, Kochi, Thrissur, Kottayam through Indian Railways. It is the nearest railway station to Oachira Parabrahma Temple, which is an extremely ancient temple located at the borders of Kollam district.[4] Ochira railway station is under the list of Indian Railways to be developed as world class railway stations along with other 11 Kerala railway stations.[5][6][7]

ServicesEdit

Passenger trains having halt at Ochira railway station.

No. Train No Origin Destination Train Name
1. 56300/56301 Kollam Junction Alappuzha Passenger
2. 56391/56392 Kollam Junction Ernakulam Passenger
3. 56305 Kottayam Kollam Junction Passenger
4. 56304 Nagercoil Junction Kottayam Passenger
5. 66300/66301 Kollam Junction Ernakulam MEMU
6. 66307/66308 Ernakulam Kollam Junction MEMU
7. 56393/56394 Kottayam Kollam Junction Passenger
8. 66302/66303 Kollam Junction Ernakulam MEMU
9. 56365/56366 Guruvayur Punalur Fast Passenger

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