Sasthamkotta railway station

Sasthamkotta railway station (Code:STKT) is an 'NSG 5 category' railway station in the Kollam district of Kerala.[1] Sasthamkotta railway station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway zone of Indian Railways.[2][failed verification][3][failed verification][4][failed verification] It is coming in between Munrothuruthu railway station and Karunagappalli railway station. The nearest important major rail head to Sasthamkotta is Kollam Junction railway station. As per the latest railway report, Sasthamkotta railway station has generated 1.2479 crore (US$170,000) through annual passenger tickets earning during the year 2016–17.[5]

Sasthamkotta
Regional rail, Light rail & Commuter rail station
Sasthamkotta railway station.jpg
LocationSasthamkotta, Kollam, Kerala
India
Coordinates9°01′56″N 76°35′57″E / 9.0323°N 76.5991°E / 9.0323; 76.5991
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Line(s)Kayamkulam JunctionKollam JunctionThiruvananthapuram Central
Platforms2
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeAt–grade
ParkingAvailable
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeSTKT
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
Fare zoneIndian Railways
ClassificationNSG-5
History
Opened1958; 63 years ago (1958)
Electrified25 kV AC 50 Hz
Passengers
2,459 per day
Location
Sasthamkotta is located in India
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Location within India
Sasthamkotta is located in Kerala
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Sasthamkotta (Kerala)

Sasthamkotta is connected to various cities in India like Kollam, Trivandrum, Kochi, Calicut, Palakkad, Thrissur, Bengaluru, Kanyakumari, Visakhapatnam, Mangalore, Salem and Coimbatore through Indian Railways.[6]

ServicesEdit

Express trains having halt at the station.
Train no Origin Destination Train name
16347/16348 Thiruvananthapuram Central Mangalore Central Mangalore Express
16629/16630 Thiruvananthapuram Central Mangalore Central Malabar Express
16303/16304 Thiruvananthapuram Central Ernakulam Junction Vanchinad Express
16649/16650 Nagercoil Junction Mangalore Central Parasuram Express
16525/16526 Bangalore City Kanyakumari Island Express
18567/18568 Kollam Junction Visakhapatnam Kollam–Visakhapatnam Express
16302/16301 Thiruvananthapuram Central Shoranur Junction Venad Express
16791/16792 Punalur Palakkad Palaruvi Express
06015/06016 Ernakulam Junction Velankanni Special Express
Passenger trains having halt at the station
Train no Origin Destination Train name
56300/56301 Kollam Junction Alappuzha Passenger
56391/56392 Kollam Junction Ernakulam Passenger
56305 Kottayam Kollam Junction Passenger
56304 Nagercoil Junction Kottayam Passenger
66300/66301 Kollam Junction Ernakulam MEMU
66307/66308 Ernakulam Kollam Junction MEMU
56393/56394 Kottayam Kollam Junction Passenger
66302/66303 Kollam Junction Ernakulam MEMU
56365/56366 Guruvayur Punalur Fast Passenger

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sasthamkotta Railway Station
  2. ^ Train stoppage at Sasthamkotta
  3. ^ Railways convenes meet as protests mount
  4. ^ Train Services To Be Delayed
  5. ^ "Stations Profile 2017" (PDF). Indian Railways. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  6. ^ Sasthamkotta Railway Station India Rail Info

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