Kazhakoottam railway station

Kazhakoottam Railway Station (Code:KZK) is a railway station (NSG 5 Category) in the Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.[1] The station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.

Provision of High Resolution LED based integrated passenger information System were introduced at Thiruvananthapuram central, Kollam, Ernakulam Jn and Thrissur through advertisement mode, and is being extended to Kazhakkoottam. A minor catering stall has started working here recently.

Light rail and Commuter rail station
LocationKazhakoottam, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Coordinates8°33′22″N 76°52′19″E / 8.556°N 76.872°ECoordinates: 8°33′22″N 76°52′19″E / 8.556°N 76.872°E
Line(s)Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram trunk line
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
Disabled access
Other information
Station codeKZK
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
Route map
Up arrowto Kayamkulam Junction
Right arrowto Sengottai via Punalur
Kallumthazham Overpass
Chemmanmukku Overpass
0 Kollam Junction Bus interchangeParking
Chinnakada Overpass
Left arrowFCI Siding
SP Office Overpass
4 Eravipuram
9 Mayyanad
Paravur Lake
12 Paravur Parking
Paravur town Overpass
Kilimukkam Lake
17 Kappil
20 Edavai
24 Varkala Bus interchangeParking
30 Akathumuri
Anchuthengu Kayal
33 Kadakkavoor Parking
Vamanapuram River
36 Chirayinkeezhu Bus interchangeParking
40 Perunguzhi
Kadinamkulam Lake
43 Murukkampuzha
47 Kaniyapuram
51 Kazhakoottam Parking
54 Veli
Veli Lake
58 Kochuveli Bus interchangeParking
62 Thiruvananthapuram Pettah Parking
65 Trivandrum CentralAirport interchangeBus interchangeParking
Down arrowto Nagercoil Junction


It is located at Kazhakoottam, which gained in significance because of proximity to Technopark, Sainik School, Kinfra Film and Video Park, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, DCSMAT media school, PRASAD film lab, Vismayas Max.[2]


The station currently has three platforms.Food Corporation of India(FCI) godown is situated in railway station premises.


Some of the major trains having halt at the station.

Express Trains

No. Train No Origin Destination Train Name
1. 16629/16630 Thiruvananthapuram Central Mangalore Central Malabar Express
2. 16303/16304 Thiruvananthapuram Central Ernakulam Junction Vanchinad Express
3. 16649/16650 Nagercoil Junction Mangalore Central Parasuram Express
4. 12697/12698 Chennai Central Thiruvanananthapuram Central chennai thiruvananthapuram express
5. 16525/16526 Bangalore City Kanyakumari Island Express
Passenger Trains
Sl No. Train Number Source Destination Name/Type
1 56307 Kollam Junction Trivandrum Central Passenger
2 56700 Madurai Punalur Passenger
3 66304 Kollam Junction Kanyakumari MEMU
4 56309 Kollam Junction Trivandrum Central Passenger
5 56304 Nagercoil Kottayam Passenger
6 56701 Punalur Madurai Passenger
7 56715 Punalur Kanniyakumari Passenger
8 56716 Kanniyakumari Punalur Passenger
9 66305 Kanyakumari Kollam Junction MEMU
10 56308 Trivandrum Central Kollam Junction Passenger

See also


  1. ^ "Kazhakuttam Railway Station". Details. India 9. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Railways seeks Technopark help to develop Kazhakoottam station". Times Of India. 8 December 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2012.

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