Paravur railway station (Code:PVU) is a railway station in the Indian municipal town of Paravur in Kollam district, Kerala. Paravur Railway Station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is a 'NSG 5' class(formerly D-class) railway station coming under the Southern Railway Zone.
The annual passenger earnings of Paravur Railway Station during 2016-2017 is Rs. 1,47,90,285 and it is third in position from Kollam district among the stations collecting more than Rs.1,00,00,000 through passenger tickets.
Paravur is connected to various cities in India like Kollam, Trivandrum, Ernakulam, Calicut, Thrissur, Kannur, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mangalore, Pune, Salem, Coimbatore, Trichy and Tirunelveli through Indian Railways. Proximity of Paravur railway station to the core Paravur town and Paravur Municipal Bus Stand is making it as one of the important public transport hubs in the district and the state.
|Regional rail, Light rail & Commuter rail station|
From Top clockwise: Paravur railway station name board, North-side view of the station, Platform No.1, Foot over-bridge(FoB), ESIC Medical College hospital's official stoppage notification on the compound wall
|Location||Paravur, Kollam, Kerala|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Southern Railway zone|
|Zone(s)||Southern Railway zone|
|Division(s)||Thiruvananthapuram railway division|
|Fare zone||Indian Railways|
|Electrified||25 kV AC 50 Hz|
|Passengers (2017-18)||2,942 per day |
Annual Passengers - 10,73,732
The Madras-Quilon line was extended to the capital of the Princely State of Travancore. Paravur Railway Station was opened on 4 January 1918 along with the inauguration of Quilon - Trivandrum Central Metre Gauge Line. During that time, Paravur was the most important railway station between Kollam and Trivandrum with maximum number of halts of trains. Important trains like Chennai Mail had halt at Paravur then.
Paravur is a tourism spot with estuaries, backwaters and beaches. Estuaries in Paravur attracts a good number of people. Paravur railway station is located at Paravur town center, which gained in significance because of proximity to famous Puttingal Temple, Kollam Government Medical College in Parippally, proposed Kinfra Park in Polachira, LPG filling station in Ezhippuram(Parippally) etc. It is the only railway station in the Chathannoor constituency. People from Paravur municipal region and neighbouring Poothakkulam, Chathannoor, Chirakkara, Kappil(part of Edava Panchayath) and Parippally panchayaths are depending on this railway station. Paravur railway station is declared as the gateway station of ESIC Medical College, Parippally.
|Year||Collection||Increase in revenue||% Increase|
|2011-2012||Rs. 99,96,975||Rs. 11,28,912||12.73%|
|2012-2013||Rs. 1,40,68,292||Rs. 40,71,317||40.70%|
|2013-2014||Rs. 1,87,22,851||Rs. 46,54,559||33.08%|
|2017-2018||Rs. 1,47,35,937||Rs. 54,348||-0.36%|
Some of the major trains having halt at the station.
|No.||Train No||Origin||Destination||Train Name|
|1.||16347/16348||Thiruvananthapuram Central||Mangalore Central||Mangalore Express|
|2.||16603/16604||Thiruvananthapuram Central||Mangalore Central||Maveli Express|
|3.||16629/16630||Thiruvananthapuram Central||Mangalore Central||Malabar Express|
|4.||16301/16302||Thiruvananthapuram Central||Shornur Junction||Venad Express|
|5.||16303/16304||Thiruvananthapuram Central||Ernakulam Junction||Vanchinad Express|
|6.||16341/16342||Thiruvananthapuram Central||Guruvayur||Intercity Express|
|7.||16127/16128||Chennai Egmore||Guruvayur||Guruvayur Express|
|8.||16649/16650||Nagercoil Junction||Mangalore Central||Parasuram Express|
|9.||16381/16382||Mumbai CST||Kanyakumari||Jayanthy Janatha Express|
|10.||16525/16526||Bangalore City||Kanyakumari||Island Express|
|11.||16723/16724||Chennai Egmore||Kollam Junction||Anantapuri Express|
|Sl No.||Train Number||Source||Destination||Name/Type|
|1||56307||Kollam Junction||Trivandrum Central||Passenger|
|4||56309||Kollam Junction||Trivandrum Central||Passenger|
|7||56308||Trivandrum Central||Kollam Junction||Passenger|
Paravur Railway Station is an 'Adarsh Railway Station'. However, stoppage of Ernad Express, Netravati Express, Amritha Express trains have been a long-standing demand of Paravur people. Two more Kollam-Kanyakumari MEMU services and a Punalur-Kanyakumari Passenger are expected to start service soon with halts at Paravur.
G.S. Jayalal is the member of 13th Kerala Legislative Assembly. He belongs to the Communist Party of India and represents Chathannoor assembly constituency.Government Medical College, Kollam
Government Medical College, Kollam, formerly ESIC Medical College, Parippally, is the first Government medical college in Kollam district, Kerala, India. The College was established by the Employees State Insurance Corporation, a Government of India establishment.Kalluvathukkal
Kalluvathukkal is a village in the Kollam district of the Indian state of Kerala. NH 47 passes through the village.
Kalluvathukkal panchayat has its own school (KPHS) for classes from 5th std to 10 th std. A mini stadium is also co located with the school.Kottappuram, Paravur
Kottappuram or Kottapuram is an urban village, situated at Paravur municipality in Kollam district, Kerala. It is one among the two villages in Paravur municipality and one among the 30 villages coming under Kollam Taluk.Kottapuram is situated in between Paravur town and Paravur Thekkumbhagam. It is on the way towards Varkala.Madathara
Madathara is a village located in the Chithara Panchayath of Kollam district. It Is a border town of the two Districts, Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram.
Places of interest near Madathara include the Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden of India at Palode, Forest Training School at Arippa, Oil Palm India Ltd's Plantation Estate, the Rocket Propulsion Center at Valiyamala and the Kulathupuzha Sastha Temple.
Madathara is about 56 km away from district headquarters Kollam and 46 km away from Thiruvananthapuram. The nearest railway station is Thenmala railway station (about 20 km) and Paravur railway station(45 km). Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport.
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Mayyanad railway station (Code:MYY) is an Indian railway station situated at Kollam, Kerala.Meenad
Meenad is a village in Kollam district in the state of Kerala, India. It is just 6 km away from Paravur Town.Nedungolam
Nedungolam (Malayalam: നെടുങ്ങോലം) or Nedumgolam is the Northern border town of Paravur municipality in the Kollam district of Kerala state, India. Nedungolam is very near to the world-famous-wetland in Kollam district, Polachira, which is a favorite destination for migratory birds. A census conducted on 2003 reveals that over 26,000 birds belonging to 37 species are visiting or living in the Polachira wetlands.Nehru Park, Paravur
Nehru Park or Children's Park, Paravur (also known as Paravur Municipal Park) is a public park situated at Paravur in Kollam Metropolitan Area, India. It is situated very close to Paravur railway station. Nehru Park is one of the main centres of recreational activities in Paravur town. Devarajan Master, most popular musician of Malayalam film industry(born in Paravur), was cremated at this park. A bronze statue of Devarajan Master sculpted by Kanayi Kunhiraman is there in the park. The compositions of Devarajan Master will be played in the park on every evenings.PVU
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Paravur may refer to:
North Paravur (Malayalam: പറവൂർ), a municipality and town in Ernakulam district, Kerala, India
Paravur, Kollam (Malayalam: പരവൂർ), a municipality and town in Kerala, India
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South Paravur (Malayalam: തെക്കൻ പറവൂർ), a village in Ernakulam district, Kerala, IndiaParavur, Kollam
Paravur (Paravūr), is a town and a municipality in the Kollam district of the Indian state of Kerala.Paravur Lake
Paravur Kayal is a lake in Paravur, Kollam district, Kerala, India., Although it is small, with an area of only 6.62 km², it is the end point of the Ithikkara River and part of the system of lakes and canals that make up the Kerala Backwaters. It has been connected to Edava and Ashtamudi Kayal as part of the Trivandrum - Shoranur canal system since the late 19th century.Paravur Municipal Bus Stand
Paravur Municipal Bus Stand or Paravur Private Bus Stand is the one and only bus stand in Paravur municipal town of Kollam district, Kerala. The bus stand construction project was implemented by the Municipal council of Paravur before some years.Parippally
Parippally is a village town in Kollam district, Kerala, India. Paripally town is 26 km away from Kollam city centre along the NH66. It is just 2 km away from the border of Kollam district on the way to Trivandrum District. Parippally is also near to Varkala beach and Varkala Temple.Polachira
Polachira is a wetland spread over 600 hectares located near Paravur Municipality in Kollam District of Kerala, India. Formerly part of the Chathannoor Grama Panchayath, it is now located in the Chirakkara Grama Panchayath. Polachira is about 5 km south of Chathannoor town and 6 km north east of Paravur town. Chathannoor-Polachira-Ozhukupara Bund Across Road is the main access to Polchira.Poothakkulam
Poothakkulam is a village in Kollam district in the state of Kerala, India.Poothakkulam also known as Bhoothakkulam is 3.9 km away from Paravur and
23 km from Kollam. The area pertain in Poothakkulam are Poothakkulam,Kalakkod,Nellettil,Kottuvan konam,Puthenkulam,Oonninmoodu and Idayadi.Pozhikara
Pozhikkara or Pozhikara is the Western border town of the Paravur municipality in the Kollam district of Kerala state in India. It is located at the South-Western tip of Kollam's coastal area. It is in the Arabian Sea coast. Pozhikara is a heritage site in Kerala. Visitors, including foreign visitors come to Paravur and Pozhikara to see the estuary, backwaters and beaches. As per the 2018 study report by Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute(CMRFRI) of India, Pozhikkara beach is one of the 16 best-kept beaches in India, topper from the state of Kerala.Thekkumbhagam
Thekkumbhagam or Thekkumbhagom is the southern border town of Paravur municipality in the Kollam district of Kerala, India. It is located at the Southern tip of Kollam's coastal area. It is in the Arabian Sea coast. Thekkumbhagam-Kappil estuary point in the Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram coastal border is one of the emerging tourism spots in the state. On 1936, during formation, Thekkumbhagam was one of the 9 territories of Paravur Panchayath. Thekkumbhagam estuary is one among the twin estuary points in Paravur. The other one is Pozhikara estuary.
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