Kollam Railway Station

The Kollam Railway Station is conveniently located 1 kilometer away from Chinnakada, the city center. The railway station at Kollam is one of the most important railway junctions in Kerala. It features as one of the significant railheads belonging to the Southern Railways in India.

In a recent bid to modernize Kollam city railway station, a new touch screen facility has been installed. This will enable the travelers to receive updated information about train travel. Information on vacancy position, train time table, reservation position and passenger amenities can be easily extracted by just touching the screen.

The railway station in Kollam acts as an important stopover for all the trains arriving and departing from Tiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station. The railway line from Ernakulam to Kollam via Kottayam connects the cities of Chengannur, Cherianad, Mavelikkara and Kayamkulam with the city.

The different express trains passing through this station are :
  • Bilaspur Trivandrum Express
  • Howrah Trivandrum Express
  • Guwahati Trivandrum Express
  • Bangalore Trivandrum Express
  • Mumbai CST Kannykumari Express
  • New Delhi Trivandrum Kerala Express
  • Ernakulam Trivandrum Express
The Trivandrum Chennai Mail train also passes via Kollam Railway Station. Although a small railway junction, Kollam is one of the busy railway stations with numerous express trains passing through this junction interconnecting and linking other major cities all over India.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011