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|Indian Railways station|
|Location||Railway Colony, Tiruppattur, Tirupattur, Tamil Nadu |
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Southern Railway|
|Line(s)||Jolarpettai–Salem line, Tiruppattur–Vellore–Katpadi line, Tiruppathur–Krishnagiri–Hosur line|
|Connections||Bus stand, taxicab stand, auto rickshaw stand|
|Structure type||Standard (on-ground station)|
Tiruppattur Junction railway stationis a railway station serving the town of Tiruppattur in Tamil Nadu, India.
The station is a part of the Salem railway division of the Southern Railway zone and connects the city to various parts of the state as well as the rest of the country.
This railway station was constructed by the South Indian Railway Company. It acted as a junction railway station during British India. A drought railway line was constructed by the Madras Railway (MR) between Krishnagiri to Thiruppathur in order to ameliorate the severe drought faced during the period of 1905.
The line connected Tirupattur to Krishnagiri, a length of 25 miles (40 km) and opened in 1905. The line was the property of Government, on whose behalf it was worked by the MR up to 31 December 1907. With effect from 1st January 1908 it was made over to the South Indian Railway (SIR) Company for maintenance and working.
The railway station is located off the Railway Colony of Tiruppattur. The nearest bus depot is located in Tiruppattur while the nearest airport is situated 172 kilometres (107 mi) away in Bengaluru and 212 kilometres (132 mi) away in Chennai.
The station is a focal point of the line that connects Chennai with places such as Jolarpettai Junction, Salem Junction, Erode Junction, Coimbatore Junction etc.
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