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|Regional rail, Light rail & Commuter rail station|
|Location|| Thuravoor, Alappuzha, Kerala |
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Southern Railway zone|
|Zone(s)||Southern Railway zone|
|Division(s)||Thiruvananthapuram railway division|
|Fare zone||Indian Railways|
Thuravoor railway station (Code: TUVR) is a railway station in Alappuzha District, Kerala and falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone, Indian Railways.
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.
Thiruvananthapuram railway division (TVC) is one of the six administrative divisions of the Southern Railway Zone of the Indian Railways. It has its headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of the state of Kerala. It is the southernmost railway division of India and manages 625 km of route track and 108 railway stations in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The major stations of the division are Alappuzha, Aluva, Chengannur, Ernakulam Jn, Ernakulam Town, Kanyakumari, Kayamkulam Jn, Kochuveli, Kollam Jn, Kottayam, Thiruvananthapuram Central, Thrissur, and Varkala Sivagiri Railway station.
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