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Sengottai railway station is a railway station serving the town of Sengottai in Tamil Nadu, India.

Sengottai
Express train and Passenger train station
Shencottah railway station platform no. 1.jpg
Sunsetting time 12662/12661 Podhigai SF Express ready to start from PF NO. 1
LocationRailway Station Rd, Viswanathapuram, Sengottai, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, Pincode-627810
India
Coordinates8°59′14″N 77°14′31″E / 8.9873°N 77.2420°E / 8.9873; 77.2420
Elevation181 m (594 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway Zone
Line(s)Kollam–Sengottai branch line
Platforms4
Tracks6
ConnectionsBus stand, taxicab stand, auto rickshaw stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeSCT[1]
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Madurai
ElectrifiedNo
Location
Sengottai railway station is located in Tamil Nadu
Sengottai railway station
Sengottai railway station
Location in Tamil Nadu

The station is a part of the Madurai railway division of the Southern Railway Zone and connects the city to various parts of the state as well as the rest of the country.vie The station lies on the century-old Quilon-Madras rail line built during the British Raj[2]

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Location and layoutEdit

The railway station is located off the Railway Station Rd, Viswanathapuram of Sengottai. The nearest bus depot is located in Sengottai while the nearest airport is situated 110 kilometres (68 mi) away in Thiruvananthapuram.

LinesEdit

The station is a focal point of the historic main line that connects Chennai with places like Madurai, Villupuram, Tenkasi, Rameswaram etc.

Trains from/via SengottaiEdit

Express Trains

Passenger trains to Tirunelveli

Passenger trains to Madurai

Passenger trains to Kollam

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sengottai Railway Station". Mustseeindia. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Kollam-Sengottai train service likely from May". The Hindu. Kozhikode. 21 December 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2018.

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