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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][3][4] 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
Location Sasthamkotta, Kollam, Kerala
India
Coordinates 9°01′56″N 76°35′57″E / 9.0323°N 76.5991°E / 9.0323; 76.5991Coordinates: 9°01′56″N 76°35′57″E / 9.0323°N 76.5991°E / 9.0323; 76.5991
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Southern Railway zone
Line(s) Kayamkulam Junction-Kollam JunctionThiruvananthapuram Central
Platforms 2
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type At–grade
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code STKT
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram railway division
Fare zone Indian Railways
History
Opened 1958; 60 years ago (1958)
Electrified 25 kV AC 50 Hz

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]

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Express trains having halt at the station.
No. Train No Origin Destination Train Name
1. 16347/16348 Thiruvananthapuram Central Mangalore Central Mangalore Express
2. 16629/16630 Thiruvananthapuram Central Mangalore Central Malabar Express
3. 16303/16304 Thiruvananthapuram Central Ernakulam Junction Vanchinad Express
4. 16649/16650 Nagercoil Junction Mangalore Central Parasuram Express
5. 16525/16526 Bangalore City Kanyakumari Island Express
6. 18567/18568 Kollam Junction Visakhapatnam Kollam - Visakhapatnam Express
7. 16302/16301 Thiruvananthapuram Central Shoranur Junction Venad Express
8. 16791/16792 Punalur Palakkad Palaruvi Express
Passenger trains having halt at the 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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