Railway Stations in Vellore
Railway Stations in Vellore
- Katpadi Junction
- Vellore Cantonment and
- Vellore Town Railway Station
Katpadi Junction Railway StationKatpadi Junction is the busiest, revenue yielding and well maintained railway station in Vellore. It comes under Southern Railways and Chennai Division. There are five platforms here. All super fast trains, including Shatabdi Express make a short stoppage here.
Platforms 4 and 5 mainly cater to trains going to and from Vellore Cantonment, South Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Other three platforms serve trains that are bound to Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore and Kerala.
Katpadi Junction is replete with all sort of conveniences for passengers. These include food plaza, milk booths, coffee stalls, book stalls and fruit stalls. There is provision of clean toilets and bathrooms too. You can learn about arrival and departure timings of trains from Digital Boards. Platform Number 1 has a Police Station. ATM booth and Reservation Counter for long distance trains is located at the main entrance.
Since most patients visit Vellore for treatment in CMC hospital, Vellore, it is imperative to mention that there is a CMC Help Desk on Platform 1. Car and two wheelers parking facility is also available. Just outside the station, buses, autos and taxis are waiting to take you to your destination.
Trains from this junction go to all major cities and towns in India --- Allahabad, Aurangabad, Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Bilaspur, Bhopal Junction, Bhubaneswar, Bhilai, Bangalore, Chengannur (Sabarimala), Chennai Central, Coimbatore, Dhanbad, Ernakulam, Howrah Station, Gaya, Gwalior, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Jammu Tawi, Lucknow, Machilipatnam, Korba, Kannur, Kanyakumari, Kanpur, Kozhikode, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Mysore, Mumbai, Mangalore, New Delhi Railway Station, Nagpur, Nasik, Patna, Ranchi, Raipur, Secunderabad, Surat, Shirdi, Tirupati, Trivandrum, Tirunelveli, Tiruchchirapalli, Thrissur, Vijayawada Junction, Varanasi etc.
Katpadi Junction (KPD)
NH-234, Chittor High Road,
Katpadi Jct, Dharapadavedu, Katpadi,
Elevation: 213 m
Railway Zone: SR/Southern
Number of Platforms: 5
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Vellore Cantonment Railway StationThis is another relatively new station in Vellore which is located on Villupuram-Tirupati line. It has been converted to broad gauge. Bus, autos and taxi facilities are available from outside this station.Parking is available for two and three wheelers here.
Vellore Cantonment Railway Station
Bishop David Nagar, Kosapet,
Vellore Town Railway StationVellore Town Railway Station (210 mts. above sea level) comes under Southern Railways, Tiruchchirappalli division of Railways. Tirupati Airport is just 95 kms. from this railway station. There is only one platform in this station. It is not as busy as Katpadi Railway station.
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Vellore Town Railway Station