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Thiruvarur Junction railway station

Elevation  13 m (43 ft)
Operated by  Southern Railway zone
Owner  Indian Railways
Platforms in use  5
Owned by  Indian railways
Tracks  7
Connection  Taxicab stand
Thiruvarur Junction railway station
Location  Panagal road, Thiruvarur, Thiruvarur District, Tamil Nadu India
Line(s)  Chennai Egmore-Rameswaram line
Address  Santhamangalam, KTR Nagar, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu 610003
Similar  Nagapattinam Junction railway st, Nidamangalam Junction railway st, Peralam Junction railway st, Velankanni railway station, Sirkazhi railway station

Meter gauge loco shed at thiruvarur junction railway station

Thiruvarur Junction railway station is a junction railway station serving Thiruvarur city in Tamil Nadu and a focal point on the main line connecting trains from Chennai to Nagapattinam-Velankanni-Nagore-Karaikal on one line and Karaikkudi-Sivganga-Manamadurai-Rameswaram on the second line that branches out of the station.

The station is a part of the Trichy railway division one of the 6 divisions of the Southern Railway Zone. It is also officially known by its code:TVR.

Thiruvarur junction railway station 2014

Location and Layout

The Thiruvarur Junction is situated on the Panagal Road which is sandwiched between the Netaji Road and the Coimbatore Nagapattinam Highway, the two arterial thoroughfares of the city.

On the Panagal Road is also located the Thiruvarur Bus Depot where buses to Nagapattinam, Velankanni, Karaikal, Mayiladuthurai, Adirampatinam, Mannarkudi, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam and several nearby destinations are available.

The nearest airport is the Tiruchirappalli International Airport some 105 km away from the station. The next nearest train stations are Mankudi(South), Kulikarai(West), Athiyakkamangalam(East) and Vijayapuram(North).

The station has 5 platforms and over 7 tracks in both gauges.


There are 4 lines that branch out of the station:

  • BG single line(part of the main line) towards Chennai via VillupuramJn, MayiladuthuraiJn,
  • BG single line to Velankanni, NagapattinamJn, Nagore and Karaikal.
  • BG single line to TiruchirapalliJn via ThanjavurJn and NidamangalamJn.
  • MG single line(part of the main line) to KaraikudiJn via ThiruthuraipoondiJn, Arantangi.Gauge conversion between ThiruvarurJn and KaraikudiJn is in progress and there is only partial connectivity in the segment connecting Pattukottai, ThirthuraipoondiJn and KaraikudiJn.
  • References

    Thiruvarur Junction railway station Wikipedia

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