Tiruchendur railway station


Thiruchendur railway station is a major railway station in the pilgrim centre Thiruchendur of the Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.[1] It connects the pilgrimage center of Thiruchendur to various destinations across the state.

Thiruchendur
Regional rail and Light rail Station
Tiruchendur Railway Station
LocationSH 176, Tiruchendur, Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu
India
Coordinates8.5025°N 78.1175°E / 8.5025; 78.1175
Elevation5 metres (16 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Platforms3
Tracks4
ConnectionsAuto rickshaw stand, Taxi stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeTCN
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Madurai
Route map
km
0 Tirunelveli Junction
5 Palayamkottai
20 Seydunganallur
25 Thathankulam
28 Srivaikuntam
33 Alwar Tirunagri
39 Nazareth
44 Kachchanvilai
47 Kurumbur
52 Arumuganeri
54 Kayalpattinam
61 Tiruchendur
Location
Thiruchendur
Location within India
Thiruchendur
Thiruchendur (Tamil Nadu)

History


The Tinnevelly-Tiruchendur Railway 38.18 miles railway on 24th February 1953 To buy from certain private railway company. The purchase price of the Tinnevelly-Tiruchendur Railway is Rs. 33.60 lakhs [2]

Administration


It belongs to the Madurai railway division.

Services


The Chendur express is originating here for Chennai.

Palakkad Town - Tiruchendur Passenger (Via Palani) (UnReserved)

Tirunelveli-Tiruchendur Passenger (UnReserved)

Tuticorin - Tiruchendur Passenger (UnReserved)

References