Madurai Junction railway station

Madurai Junction railway station is a railway station in South India and the primary railway station serving the city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu.[2] The station is the headquarters of the Madurai railway division of the Southern Railways and is an A1 graded train station by the Indian Railways for being one of the top 100 booking stations in the country.. [3].

An aerial view of the station
Western entry to the station
Madurai Junction
Indian Railway Station
Madurai Rly Station
The Main Entrance of the Station
Location West Veli Street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu,  India
Coordinates 9°55′12″N 78°6′37″E / 9.92000°N 78.11028°ECoordinates: 9°55′12″N 78°6′37″E / 9.92000°N 78.11028°E
Owned by Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways
Line(s) Madurai - Chennai Egmore
Madurai - Kanyakumari
Madurai - Bodinayakkanur
Madurai - Rameswaram
Platforms 6
Tracks 9
Connections Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw stand
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code MDU
Zone(s) Southern Railway
Division(s) Madurai
Opened 1859
Electrified Yes
Previous names Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway
Passengers (2018) 60,000/day[1]
Madurai is located in Tamil Nadu
Location within Tamil Nadu

Railway lines

Line No. Towards
1 Dindigul Junction (north)
2 Virudhunagar Junction (south)
3 Bodinayakkanur (west)
4 Manamadurai Junction (south-east)


  1. ^ "Adding colour to train journeys".
  2. ^ "Madurai Division System Map" (PDF). Southern Railway. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Adding colour to train journeys".

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