Mayyanad railway station

Mayyanad railway station (Code:MYY) is an Indian railway station situated at Kollam, Kerala.

Mayyanad
Express train & Passenger train station
Mayyanad railway station board
Mayyanad railway station
LocationMukkom Road, Mayyanad, Kollam, Kerala
India
Coordinates8°50′17″N 76°38′52″E / 8.8381°N 76.6478°E
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated bySouthern Railway zone
Line(s)Kollam–Thiruvananthapuram trunk line
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt–grade
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeMYY
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Thiruvananthapuram
Fare zoneIndian Railways
History
Opened1918
Electrified25 kV AC 50 Hz
Route map
km
Up arrow
Right arrow
Chemmanmukku Overpass
0 Kollam Junction
Bus interchangeParking
Chinnakada Overpass
Left arrow
SP Office Overpass
4 Eravipuram
Arattukulam
9 Mayyanad
12 Paravur
Parking
Paravur town Overpass
Kilimukkam Lake
17 Kappil
20 Edavai
24 Varkala
Bus interchangeParking
30 Akathumuri
33 Kadakkavoor
Parking
36 Chirayinkeezhu
Bus interchangeParking
40 Perunguzhi
43 Murukkampuzha
47 Kaniyapuram
51 Kazhakoottam
Parking
54 Veli
Veli Lake
58 Kochuveli
Bus interchangeParking
62 Thiruvananthapuram Pettah
Parking
65 Trivandrum Central
Airport interchangeBus interchangeParking
Overpass
Down arrow
Location
Mayyanad is located in India
Mayyanad
Mayyanad
Location within India
Mayyanad is located in Kerala
Mayyanad
Mayyanad
Mayyanad (Kerala)

Administration

Mayyanad railway station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.[1][2]

Background

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).

Line and location

The station is about 9.5 km (5.9 mi) away from Kollam city and falls on the Kollam–Thiruvananthapuram trunk line.

Services

Three pairs of express trains have halts at Mayyanad railway station.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Attukal Pongala: List of special trains and stops
  2. ^ Special trains to ease rush
  3. ^ Halt for short-distance express trains sought

External links

Koottikkada

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

Alappuzha,

Aluva,

Chengannur,

Ernakulam Jn,

Ernakulam Town,

Kanyakumari,

Kayamkulam Jn,

Kochuveli,

Kollam Jn,

Kottayam,

Thiruvananthapuram Central,

Thrissur,

and

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.

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