Kundara railway station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Kundara
Regional rail, Light rail & Commuter rail station
Kundara railway station, Aug 2015.jpg
Location Elampalloor, Kundara, Kollam, Kerala
India
Coordinates 8°57′37″N 76°40′41″E / 8.9603°N 76.6781°E / 8.9603; 76.6781Coordinates: 8°57′37″N 76°40′41″E / 8.9603°N 76.6781°E / 8.9603; 76.6781
Owned by Indian Railways
Operated by Southern Railway zone
Line(s) Kollam–Sengottai branch line
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type At–grade
Parking Available
Other information
Status Functioning
Station code KUV
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Madurai railway division
Fare zone Indian Railways
History
Opened 1904; 114 years ago (1904)
Electrified No

Kundara railway station (Code: KUV) is a railway station in the historic industrial town of Kollam, Kundara, Kerala.[1] Kundara Railway Station falls under the Madurai railway division of the Southern Railway Zone, Indian Railways.[2] The station is one of two railway stations in the industrial town of Kundara.[3] Other one is Kundara East railway station.

Indian railways connects Kundara with various cities in India like Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Nagercoil, Tirunelveli, Madurai & with various towns like Punalur, Paravur, Kottarakkara, Kayamkulam, Karunagappalli, Varkala, Neyyattinkara & Kanyakumari. The nearest railway stations are Chandanathoppe and Kundara East.[4]

Significance[edit]

Kundara railway station has gained significance because of proximity to Kundara Ceramics Limited, Kollam Technopark, Aluminium Industries Limited (ALIND), Kerala Electrical and Allied Engineering Co. Ltd. (KEL), Lakshmi Starch Ltd., etc. All the trains passing through stop at the station.[5][6]

Services[edit]

Train Number Source Destination Name/Type
56715 Punalur Kanyakumari Passenger
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
56365 Guruvayur Punalur Fast Passenger
56335 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger
56701 Punalur Madurai Passenger
56366 Punalur Guruvayur Fast Passenger
56338 Kollam Junction Punalur Passenger
56716 Kanyakumari Punalur Passenger
56337 Punalur Kollam Junction Passenger

See also[edit]

References[edit]