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The Thrissur Railway Passengers’ Association (TRPA) is an association formed for the development of railway works and facilities in Kerala and especially in Thrissur Railway Station and its neighbouring stations. It is headquartered in Thrissur City.
Kerala is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea and Arabian Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.
Thrissur, originally Thiru Siva Peroor and previously known by its anglicised form as Trichur, is the fifth largest city, the third largest urban agglomeration in Kerala and the 20th largest in India. It is also the headquarters of the Thrissur District. The City is built around a 65-acre (26 ha) hillock called the Thekkinkadu Maidan which seats the Vadakkumnathan temple. Thrissur was once the capital of the Kingdom of Cochin. It is located 300 kilometres (186 mi) towards north-west of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Thrissur is also known as the "Cultural Capital of Kerala" because of its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings throughout history. One of the very famous cultural events in Thrissur includes Thrissur Pooram, which is world-famous and attracts quite a number of tourists and travellers.
Ernakulam Junction railway station is the biggest railway station in the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. Controlling 376 train routes at a time, it is the busiest railway junction station in South India. At ₹158 crore, it is the second largest in terms of passenger revenues in Kerala and the fifth largest in Southern Railway. It is an A1 classified station operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways and comes under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division. Ernakulam Junction is also the first fully disabled-friendly railway station in India.
Ollur is a major suburban area and an old commercial town in the city of Thrissur of Kerala state, South India. It is situated about 5 km away from Swaraj Round on old National Highway 47 (India) towards Kochi. From ancient time onwards, Ollur was a major business centre in Thrissur district. Now, this geographical area is part of Thrissur Municipal Corporation. It is situated between Kuriachira and Thalore on the National Highway. However, a specific identity for this geographical region is still there due to the urban setting of this region and its important religious institutions.
Shoranur–Cochin Harbour section is a high density railway corridor in Kerala state, India, running from Shoranur Junction in Palakkad district through Thrissur district to Cochin in Ernakulam district. The Shoranur–Cochin Harbour section is strategic and the lifeline of Kerala economy that connects the state to other parts of India. It is central to the provision of fast, long-distance Intercity and Express passenger services between Kerala and other cities of India. It is operated by Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway zone.
Shoranur Junction is the railway station located at Shoranur, Palakkad District, Kerala. It comes under the Palakkad Railway Division of the Southern Railway. It is an important junction because it is the point at which the line from Coimbatore meets the coastal line from Mangalore to Kochi. Further, Shoranur junction is the node from which a separate Branch line goes to the town of Nilambur, about 66 km to the north. The Nilambur–Shoranur line, which connects two tiny hill-towns, is one of the most picturesque in India.
Ollur railway station falls between Thrissur railway station and Pudukad railway station in the Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section. It lies in the busy Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section of Trivandrum division.
Kochuveli railway station also known as Thiruvananthapuram North, is a satellite passenger rail terminal of Thiruvananthapuram city in the Indian state of Kerala. It is being developed to ease congestion at Trivandrum Central station. The Kochuveli railway station is located towards the north of the city, approximately at a distance of 8 kilometers from Trivandrum city. The Kochuveli railway station is located near to NH47 Trivandrum City bypass.
Kannur railway station, also known as Cannanore, is one of the railway station in Kerala located in the Kannur City which lies in Shoranur–Mangalore section. It is operated by the Southern Railway of the Indian Railways. There are many trains operating towards Southern Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Mumbai and North India. Kannur and Kannur South are two different stations which serves Kannur City.
Punkunnam Railway Station falls between Thrissur Railway Station and Mulankunnathukavu Railway Station in the busy Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section. Punkunnam Railway Station is operated by the Chennai-headquartered Southern Railways of the Indian Railways. The station is used as suburb station of Thrissur Railway Station. All passenger trains and a few long-distance express trains stop here.
Mulangunnathukavu Railway Station is in Mulankunnathukavu (മുളങ്ങുന്നതുകാവ്), a panchayat in Puzhakkal block of Thrissur, which is situated between Wadakkanchery Railway Station and Poonkunnam Railway Station in the busy Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section. Mulangunnathukavu Railway Station is operated by the Chennai-headquartered Southern Railways of the Indian Railways. The station is used as shuttle station for Thrissur Railway Station that is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south. It is just 250 metres (820 ft) away from State Highway 22 (Kerala). Ticketing is computerized and there are also basic parking facilities on site. A Food Corporation of India storage facility is located close nearby.
Guruvayur–Thrissur section is a spur line functioning under Trivandrum railway division of Southern Railway Zone. This is a single Broad Gauge line which begins at Thrissur city in Thrissur District and ends at Guruvayur in Thrissur District of Kerala. The 23 kilometres (14 mi) section was opened for traffic in the year 1994. The line connects the Cultural Capital of Kerala, Thrissur to the Temple Town of Kerala, Guruvayur, the fourth biggest temple in India in terms of the number of devotees per day.
Aluva or Alwaye is one of the important railway stations in Kerala and also the second busiest station in the Indian state of Kerala in terms of number of trains after Thrissur Railway Station. It is an A grade station under Thiruvananthapuram railway division.It is the only railway station for Idukki District because there are no railway lines in Idukki District. It lies in the Shoranur–Cochin Harbour section of Thiruvananthapuram railway division.
Palakkad Junction is a railway station in Kerala state, India situated in the city of Palakkad. Palakkad Junction is the cleanest railway station in the state of Kerala as per the survey conducted by Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation.
Thrissur City Police (TCP), a division of the Kerala Police, is the law enforcement agency for the City of Thrissur and the temple town of Guruvayoor. The city police force is headed by a Commissioner of Police, an IPS officer, and the administrative control vests with the Home Ministry of Kerala. Thrissur City Police is the largest Police District in Kerala State covering an area of 570.79 Square kilometre.
Wadakkanchery Railway Station falls between Mulankunnathukavu Railway Station and Mullurkara Railway Station in the busy Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section in Thrissur district. Wadakkancherry Railway Station is operated by the Chennai-headquartered Southern Railways of the Indian Railways. All passenger trains and some express trains stop here.
Irinjalakuda railway station is a railway station situated in Kallettumkara and Aloor, Kerala revenuevillages, Kerala, India.The place Irinjalakuda is 6km away .It is a railway station near Kerala Feeds,a cattle feeds company in kallettumkara, between Chalakudi and Nellayi in the busy Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section in Thrissur district.It is a busy and prominent station in terms of the number of passengers between Thrissur and Alwaye stations. Irinjalakuda Railway Station is operated by the Chennai-headquartered Southern Railways of the Indian Railways.Irinjalakuda Railway Station is operated by the Chennai-headquartered Southern Railways of the Indian Railways. All passenger trains and many express trains stop here.
Kollam Junction railway station is a junction station situated in the city of Kollam in Kerala, India. It is the second largest railway station in Kerala in terms of area and is one of the oldest railway stations in the state. World's second longest railway platform is situated at Kollam railway station.
Chowwara railway station is a station serving Chowwara in Ernakulam district, Kerala, India. It lies between the Angamaly and Aluva stations. This station has two platforms, and passenger trains halt here.
Kannur has a good road network connecting to Bangalore, Mangalore, Kodagu and Cochin. The railway station is also well connected to all parts of India. The nearest airports are at Calicut and Mangalore. A new airport is coming in Kannur.