Kanniyakumari railway station

Kanniyakumari railway station (Station code: CAPE) is a railway terminus of the Indian Railways serving the coastal city of Kanyakumari in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Kanniyakumari
கன்னியாகுமரி
Express train & Passenger train station
GKN Kanniyakuari Railway DSC 1000
A platform of the station
Location National Highway 7, Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu,
Coordinates 8°5′16″N 77°32′48″E / 8.08778°N 77.54667°E
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Southern Railway zone
Line(s) Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil-Kanyakumari railway line
Platforms 4
Tracks 6
Connections Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw stand
Construction
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Disabled access
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code CAPE
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
Electrified Yes
Location
Kanniyakumari is located in Tamil Nadu
Kanniyakumari
Kanniyakumari
Location within Tamil Nadu

Administration

It is a part of the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of Southern Railway zone. It's the southern most railway station in India. The Kanyakumari rail station is located in the heart of Kanniyakumari and is only 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) away from Kanniyakumari beach.

Services

Several express trains connect Kanyakumari with the rest of India. Two longest trains operated by the Indian Railways — Dibrugarh–Kanyakumari Vivek Express 4,283 kilometres (2,661 mi)) and Himsagar Express 3,789 kilometres (2,354 mi)) depart from here. It has daily trains to Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai as well as direct trains for Rameswaram, New Delhi, Howrah, Jammu, Dibrugarh etc.

Kanyakumari Tirunelveli Passenger
Kanyakumari Tirunelveli Passenger in Platform 1 of Kanyakumari Railway Station

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