Chandanattop railway station

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Chandanathoppe
Chandanattop
Regional rail, Light rail & Commuter rail station
Chandanathoppe railway station, Aug 2015.jpg
Location Mamood, NH-744, Chandanathoppe, Kollam, Kerala
India
Coordinates 8°55′48″N 76°38′30″E / 8.929914°N 76.641712°E / 8.929914; 76.641712Coordinates: 8°55′48″N 76°38′30″E / 8.929914°N 76.641712°E / 8.929914; 76.641712
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Southern Railway zone
Line(s) Kollam–Sengottai branch line
Platforms 1
Tracks 1
Construction
Structure type At–grade
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code CTPE
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Madurai railway division
Fare zone Indian Railways
History
Opened 1904; 113 years ago (1904)
Electrified No
Services
Preceding station   Indian Railways   Following station
Southern Railway zone
Route map

Chandanathoppe railway station (Code:CTPE) or Chandanattop railway station is an 'F-class' halt railway station situated at Kollam–Sengottai branch line of Southern Railway Zone, India.[1] It is one among the 25 railway stations in Kollam district,[2][3] the station is partially serving the city of Quilon. Chandanathoppe railway station is coming under the Madurai railway division of the Southern Railway Zone, Indian Railways, the nearest major rail head of Chandanathoppe railway station is Kollam Junction railway station.

Indian railways is connecting Chandanathoppe with various cities in India like Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirunelveli, Madurai & with various towns like Paravur, Punalur, Kottarakkara, Nagercoil, Varkala & Neyyattinkara. Nearest railway stations are Kundara and Kilikollur. All the Kollam-Punalur-Kollam passenger services and Punalur-Madurai-Punalur service have halts at Chandanathoppe[4]

Significance[edit]

Chandanattop railway station is situated at the borders of Kollam city. Chandanathoppe is one among the cashew hubs of Kollam city. It is the nearest railway station to Govt. ITI, Chandanathope. People from areas like Mammoodu, Mekone, Kuzhiyam, a portion of Kilikollur etc. are depending on this railway station.

Kilikollur station is situated 1.7km away from Chandanattop, it is the shortest distance between two railway stations in India.

Chandanattop railway halt station was inaugurated in 1989 following demands from students of Govt ITI Chandanathope

Services[edit]

Train Number Source Destination Name/Type
56332 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56331 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger
56334 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56700 Madurai Punalur Passenger
56333 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger
56336 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56335 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger
56701 Punalur Madurai Passenger
56338 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56337 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Code Enquiry - Indian Railway". Archived from the original on 9 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Chandanathoppe railway station - Indiarailinfo". Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Madurai-Punalur train from tomorrow - The Hindu". Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Punalur-Quilon jn. Section - Indian Railway" (PDF). Retrieved 12 January 2015. 

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