Coimbatore Junction railway station

Coimbatore Junction
Train Station

Main Entrance of the Station
Location State Bank Road, Coimbatore, Tamil nadu
Coordinates 10°59′47″N 76°58′02″E / 10.99639°N 76.96722°E / 10.99639; 76.96722
Elevation 411.2 metres (1,349 ft)
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Jolarpettai-Coimbatore line, Coimbatore - Shoranur railway line
Platforms 6
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Functional
Station code CBE
Fare zone Southern Railway zone
Electrified Yes
Coimbatore Junction
Location within Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore–Shoranur line

to Erode 
18 Irugur Junction

7 Podanur Junction
National Highway 209  

000 Coimbatore Main
Coimbatore North
  State Highway 162


 to Pollachi
Nilgiri Mountain Railway
(narrow gauge)
  National Highway 209
4 Madukkarai
9 Ettimadai
Tamil Nadu
18 Walayar
22 Chullimada
29 Kanjikode
 Malampuzha River
37 Kottekad
44 Palakkad Junction
  National Highway 213
 to Pollachi
52 Parli
60 Mankara
67 Lakkidi
71 Palappuram
75 Ottappalam
82 Mannanur
to Cochin Harbour
88 Shoranur Junction
to Nilambur
to Mangalore

Coimbatore Junction, also known as Coimbatore Main, is the primary railway station serving Coimbatore city. It is one of the major train stations in South India and the second busiest and revenue yielding railway station in Tamil Nadu after Chennai Central.[1] It is one of the A1 graded station in the Southern Railway.[2] This station comes under the jurisdiction of Salem division of Southern Railways and contributes to 45% of the revenues of the zone.[3][4] It is one of the top booking stations in India according to Indian Railways.[5]

Suburban stations

The other stations serving Coimbatore include Coimbatore North Junction (CBF), Podanur Junction (PTJ), Irugur Junction (IGU), Madukkarai (MDKI), Peelamedu (PLMD), Singanallur (SHI), Sulur (SUU), Perianaikanpalayam (PKU) and Somanur (SNO).[6]

See also


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Coimbatore Junction railway station.
  1. "India's biggest and most popular railway stations".
  2. "'Facelift for Coimbatore Rly junction soon'". Business Line. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  3. "Railways in Coimbatore". Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  4. "Coimbatore Junction neglected". The Hindu. 31 August 2011.
  5. "Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry". Availability in trains for Top 100 Booking Stations of Indian Railways. IRFCA. Archived from the original on 10 May 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  6. "Route KM-Statewise" (PDF). Southern Railway zone. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 January 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
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