|Express train & Passenger train station|
Mayyanad railway station
|Location||Mukkom Road, Mayyanad, Kollam, Kerala|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Southern Railway zone|
|Line(s)||Kollam–Thiruvananthapuram trunk line|
|Zone(s)||Southern Railway zone|
|Fare zone||Indian Railways|
|Electrified||25 kV AC 50 Hz|
Location within India
It is a 'E-Class' railway station. The annual passenger earnings from Mayyanad Railway Station during 2011-2012 was ₹952,675 (equivalent to ₹1.3 million or US$18,000 in 2017).
Three pairs of express trains have halts at Mayyanad railway station.
Koottikkada (Malayalam: കൂട്ടിക്കട) or Koottikada is a small neighbourhood of the city of Kollam. It is the 29th ward in Kollam Municipal Corporation. Koottikkada is a thickly populated area in the city. Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram railway line is passing through Koottikada. So many mosques and temples are there in this area.Kottiyam
Kottiyam is one of the fast developing suburban towns located at the southern end of Kollam city in Kollam District, Kerala, India. Kottiyam is a thriving and fast developing commercial centre at the southern end of Kollam city.Mayyanad
Mayyanad is a village in Kollam district in the state of Kerala, India.Mayyanad is located in the south western suburbs of Kollam district, Kollam city about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the city centre and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of Paravur Town. Mayyanad can be reached by frequent buses from Kollam city and Kottiyam town and by local train from Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram. The bridge connecting Mayyand and Paravur was completed in 2012, making travel to Kollam city easier.Thiruvananthapuram railway division
Thiruvananthapuram railway division (TVC) is one of the six administrative divisions of the Southern Railway Zone of the Indian Railways. It has its headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of the state of Kerala. It is the southernmost railway division of India and manages 625 km of route track and 108 railway stations in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The major stations of the division are
Varkala Sivagiri Railway station.Transport in Kollam
Transport in Kollam (Malayalam: കൊല്ലം/ക്വയ്ലോണ്) includes various modes of road, rail and water transportation in the city and its suburbs. State-owned Kerala State Road Transport Corporation buses, private buses, Indian Railways, state-owned Kerala State Water Transport Department boats & ferry, Taxis and Auto rickshaws are serving the city of Kollam. The city had a strong commercial reputation since the days of the Phoenicians and Romans. Ibn Battuta mentioned Kollam Port as one of the five Indian ports he had seen during the course of his twenty-four year travels.
Kollam is known as the Cashew capital of the world. 90% of India's export quality Cashew Kernels are prepared from Kollam. It is the largest processed cashew exporter in the world. It is the headquarters of the Kollam District. The city of Kollam is home to the largest number of Bullet owners in India. As per the survey done by Royal Enfield in 2009, more than 60,000 bullet owners are there in Kollam city and nearly a lakh across the district. The enfield dealers in the city sells an average of 850 units every month.