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|Express train & Passenger train station|
A platform of the station
|Location||National Highway 7, Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu,|
|Elevation||36 metres (118 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Operated by||Southern Railway zone|
|Line(s)||Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil-Kanyakumari railway line|
|Connections||Taxi Stand, Auto Rickshaw stand|
|Structure type||Standard (on ground station)|
|Zone(s)||Southern Railway zone|
Kanniyakumari railway station (formerly known as Cape Comorin railway station, station code: CAPE) is a railway terminus of the Indian Railways serving the coastal city of Kanyakumari in the state of Tamil Nadu.
It is a part of the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of Southern Railway zone. It's the southernmost railway station in India. The Kanyakumari rail station is located in the heart of Kanniyakumari and is only 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) away from Kanniyakumari beach.
Several express trains connect Kanyakumari with the rest of India. Two of the longest trains operated by the Indian Railways — Dibrugarh–Kanyakumari Vivek Express 4,283 kilometres (2,661 mi) and Himsagar Express 3,789 kilometres (2,354 mi) depart from here. It has daily trains to Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai as well as direct trains for Rameswaram, New Delhi, Howrah, Jammu, Dibrugarh, Thiruvananthapuram and other cities.
View of the platforms from the buffer stop of the rail tracks.
- "Departures from CAPE/Kanniyakumari". India Rail Info.
- Kanniyakumari railway station at the India Rail Info
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