Tirunelveli Junction railway station

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Tirunelveli Junction


Nellai Junction
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Main Entrance of Tirunelveli Station
General information
Other namesTinnevelly Junction
LocationRailway Feeder Road, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
India
Coordinates 8°44′13″N77°42′29″E / 8.737°N 77.708°E / 8.737; 77.708
Owned by Ministry of Railways (India)
Operated by Indian Railways
Line(s)Tirunelveli - Vanchi Maniyachchi
Tirunelveli - Nagercoil
Tirunelveli - Tiruchendur
Tirunelveli - Tenkasi
Platforms5 Side platforms
Tracks8
ConnectionsTaxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw Stand
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on ground station)
ParkingAvailable
Bicycle facilitiesAvailable
Other information
StatusOperational
Station codeTEN [1]
Zone(s) Southern Railway zone
Division(s) Madurai
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
History
Opened1893;131 years ago (1893)
ElectrifiedYes
Passengers
2022–234,020,879 (per year)
11,016 (per day)
Track layout
Track Layout
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Tirunelveli Junction railway station (also known as Nellai Junction railway station)(station code: TEN [1] ) is an NSG–1 category Indian railway station in Madurai railway division of Southern Railway zone. [2] It serves the city of Tirunelveli, located in Tirunelveli district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. [3]

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The Nellai Express - a super-fast train connecting Tirunelveli and Chennai Egmore - runs packed almost throughout the year. [4] The station is one of the oldest on the Indian railway network, built in 1893. [5]

Projects and development

It is one of the 75 stations in Tamil Nadu to be named for upgradation under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme of Indian Railways. [6] [7]


270 crore rupees have been allocated for the renovation work of Tirunelveli railway station under the Amrit Bharat scheme. [8] [9]

Major works to be planned under the scheme: [10] [11]

Performance and earnings

For the FY 2022–23, the annual earnings of the station was 1,148,600,461 (US$14 million) and daily earnings was 3,146,851 (US$38,000). For the same financial year, the annual passenger count was 4,020,879 and daily count was 11,016. While, the footfall per day was recorded as 23,416. [3]

Railway lines

Line No.Towards
1 Vanchi Maniyachchi Junction (North)
2 Nagercoil Junction (South)
3 Tenkasi Junction (West)
4 Tiruchendur (East)

Services

Tirunelveli Junction has presently handles long distance trains are Chennai, Dadar (Mumbai),Purulia,Bilaspur,jamnagar. And also it handles passenger trains are Nagercoil, sengottai, vanchi maniyachi,tiruchendur. There are seven major trains that start from Tirunelveli are:

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References

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  2. "SOUTHERN RAILWAY LIST OF STATIONS AS ON 01.04.2023 (CATEGORY- WISE)" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. Centre For Railway Information Systems. 1 April 2023. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2024. Retrieved 27 March 2024.
  3. 1 2 "Annual Originating Passengers & Earnings for the year 2022-23" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. Centre For Railway Information Systems. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 April 2024. Retrieved 5 April 2024.
  4. Patronage of Nellai Express
  5. Railway Map of India – 1893
  6. "AMRIT BHARAT STATIONS". Press Information Bureau. New Delhi. 10 February 2023. Retrieved 6 April 2024.
  7. https://sansad.in/getFile/annex/262/AU1585.pdf?source=pqars
  8. https://www.etvbharat.com/ta/!videos/model-video-release-of-tirunelveli-railway-station-to-be-modernized-in-amrit-project-tns24022603296
  9. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pTC-aBQh2Hk
  10. https://www.railtransexpo.com/2023/08/railway-ministry-launches-24470-crores-amrit-bharat-stations-scheme.html
  11. https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/suburban-stations-makeover-right-on-track/article67058641.ece
  12. https://news.tirunelveli.today/gangaikondan-rayilnilayathil-naetru-muthalmuraiyaaga-sarakugal-vanthu-irangiyathu/