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Railway Stations in Vellore

Railways has connected various cities in India and has a large network of trains. Passengers can book tickets online also. Reaching Vellore by train is a good option as there are trains from Katpadi Junction going to destinations all over the country. Katpadi Railway Station is the largest and the busiest of these three stations.

Railway Stations in Vellore

  • Katpadi Junction
  • Vellore Cantonment and
  • Vellore Town Railway Station

Katpadi Junction Railway Station

Katpadi 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.

Katpadi Junction in Vellore
Railways has even gone to the extent of providing RMS (Railway Mailing Service), Waiting rooms for upper class and sleeper class passengers, separate waiting hall for ladies and a parcel booking office. Cameras have been installed in all platforms for added security.

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,
Phone: 0416-2642628

Elevation: 213 m
Railway Zone: SR/Southern
Number of Platforms: 5
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Vellore Cantonment Railway Station

This 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,
Infantry road,

Vellore Town Railway Station

Vellore 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
Bangalore Road,
Konavattam, Vellore-632008

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