|Express train & Passenger train station|
A platform of the station
|Location||National Highway 7, Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu,|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Southern Railway zone|
|Line(s)||Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil-Kanyakumari railway line|
|Connections||Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw stand|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||Southern Railway zone|
Location within Tamil Nadu
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.
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.