Rail Network in Kottayam



Rail network in Kottayam district comprises 49 km of rail tracks connecting the city with several adjoining towns and cities like Vaikom and Changanassery taluks. Train services available on a regular basis from Kottayam links the city with Ernakulam, Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram. The closest railway station from the Kottayam city lies at a distance of only 2 kilometers from the KSRTC bus stand.

Considered as an important mode of Kottayam transportation, the railway service offers a regularized and comfortable medium of travel. Kottayam, Piravom, Chingavanam, Vaikom Road, Changanassery, Kuruppanthara and Ettumanoor are the seven rail stations available in the district of Kottayam.

The rail network in Kottayam not only links the place with various interior parts of the district but also connect it to many outside locations. People from various Indian states coming to Kottayam can avail the railway services through which they can reach several tourist destinations.

The entire infrastructure of Kottayam railway networks is well-developed offering both the broad and meter gauge lines. The express trains plying at regular intervals in Kottayam assure a speedy reach to the destinations for the native people and the tourists in the city.



Last Updated on 05 May 2011