Thiruvarur Junction railway station

Thiruvarur Junction is a junction railway station serving Thiruvarur town, headquarters of Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu in India and a focal point on the branch line connecting trains from Chennai to Nagapattinam-Velankanni-Nagore-Karaikal on one line and Karaikkudi-Sivganga-Manamadurai-Rameswaram on the second line and Tiruchirappalli-Thanjavur-Thiruvarur-Nagapattinam-Karaikal on the third line and Mayiladuthurai-Thiruvarur on the fourth line that branches out of the station. The station is a part of the Trichy railway division one of the 6 divisions of the Southern Railway Zone, it is officially known by its code:TVR. In 1861, the Great Southern Railway of India built the 125 km long 1,676 mm wide line between Nagapattinam and Tiruchirappali via Thiruvarur and the line was opened to traffic next year, it was a new development south of Chennai. After taking over GSIR by South Indian Railway Company in 1874, the Nagapattinam-Tiruchirappalli line was converted to 1,000 mm wide Metre Gauge in 1875.

The Thiruvarur Junction is situated on the Panagal Road, sandwiched between the Netaji Road and the Coimbatore Nagapattinam National Highway 83, the two arterial thoroughfares of the towm. On the Panagal Road is located the Thiruvarur Bus Depot where buses to Nagapattinam, Karaikal, Adirampatinam, Thanjavur and several nearby destinations are available; the nearest airport is the Tiruchirappalli International Airport some 105 km away from the station. The next nearest train stations are Mankudi, Kulikarai and Vijayapuram; the station has over 7 tracks in Broad gauges. The station is converted into Electrified. There are 4 lines that branch out of the station: BG single line towards Chennai via VillupuramJn, MayiladuthuraiJn. BG single line to Nagapattinam Jn, Nagore and Karaikal. BG single line to Tiruchirapalli Jn via Nidamangalam Jn. BG single line to KaraikudiJn via Thiruvarur. Gauge conversion completed between ThiruvarurJn and KaraikudiJn is in progress and there is only partial connectivity in the segment connecting Pattukottai and Karaikudi Jn.

Speed test between Pattukottai to Thiruvarur Jn in via ThiruthuraipoondiJn in New BG line speed up to 120 km/h. Thiruvarur to Karaikkudi Via Thiruthuraipoondi Passengers Train start 1 June 2019 New electrification survey in 2012-13 had been sanctioned in the Railway budget for the Karaikal/Karaikal port-Thiruvarur Jn-Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli and Nagapattinam-Velankanni sectors. After conversion work of the Thanjavur-Thiruvarur broad gauge section was opened to traffic in 2006 and Thiruvarur-Nagapattinam-Nagore section in 2010. Gauge conversion between Thiruvarur Junction railway station and Karaikudi Junction railway station is completed in progress and there is only partial connectivity in the segment connecting Pattukottai, Thiruthuraupoondi Junction railway station and Karaikudi Junction; the station is directly connected to the state capital, Chennai by Kamban Express and Mannai Express travelling via Mayiladuthurai Jn, Villupuram Jn,Chengalpattu Jn. Tea Garden Express connecting Thiruvarur to various Central Districts of Tamil Nadu and Districts of Kerala are Palakkad and Ernakku lam.

There are Three Weekly-Express operating in Thiruvarur Jn. They are Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express via Nagapattinam, Tiruchirappalli, Yesvantpur, Castle Rock, Madgaon. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Karaikal Express Weekly Express via Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai, Chennai, Thane. Mannargudi - Tirupathi Tri-Weekly Pamani Express operating via Nidamangalam, Mayiladuthurai, Villupuram, Chittoor. There are passenger trains calling at all stations operating from Thiruvarur connecting near and farther towns such as Nagapattinam, Nagore, Nidamangalam, Mannargudi, Tiruchirappalli, Chinna Salem, KSR Bengaluru, Villupuram, Thiruthuraipoondi, Muthupet and Karaikudi. Indian Railways


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