|Light rail and Goods railway station|
|Location|| Tirumalairayanpattinam, Karaikal district, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu |
|Elevation||3 metres (9.8 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Southern Railway zone|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||Southern Railway zone|
|Opened||19 June 2015|
Tirumalairayanpattinam railway station is a railway station in Tirumalairayanpattinam, Karaikal district, Puducherry, India.
It belongs to the Tiruchirappalli railway division of the Southern Railway zone in Karaikal district in Puducherry. The station code is TMPT.
This is only passenger station falls between Karaikal–Nagore broad-gauge section,which was opened for service on 19 June 2015.
Puducherry, also known as Pondicherry, is a union territory of India, consisting of four small geographically unconnected districts. It was formed out of four territories of former French India, namely Pondichéry, Karikal (Karaikal), Mahé and Yanaon, excluding Chandannagar (Chandernagore), and it is named after the largest district, Puducherry, which was also the capital of French India. Historically known as Pondicherry, the territory changed its official name to Puducherry on 1 October 2006.
Karaikal is a town of the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry. Karaikal was sold to the French by the Rajah of Thanjavur and became a French Colony in 1739. The French held control, with occasional interruptions from the British, until 1954, when it was de facto incorporated into the Republic of India, along with Mahé, Yanaon, and Pondichéry.
Pondicherry, now known as Puducherry, is the capital and most populous city of the Union Territory of Puducherry in India. The city is in the Puducherry district on the southeast coast of India and is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal to the east and the state of Tamil Nadu, with which it shares most of its culture, heritage, and language.
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The Divisional Railway Hospital, also known as the Ponmalai railway hospital, is a secondary hospital in Golden Rock, in the Tiruchirappalli district, Tamil Nadu, India. This hospital is managed by the Southern Railway zone's Tiruchirappalli railway division. It serves active and retired Indian Railway employees and their families.
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