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Eraniel railway station train timings

Eraniel railway station comes under the Southern Railway Zone (SR) which was created on 14 April 1951 headquarted at Chennai and it was one of the 6th zones of Indian Railways. The Northern, the North-Eastern, the Southern, the Central, the Eastern and the Western are the zones of Indian Railways. The Southern Railway zone 9,654 kilometres (5,999 mi) was the first zone to be formed. On Sixteenth April 1979 the Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil-Kanyakumari railway line was opened , and was then under Madurai Division. Thiruvananthapuram division was formed on 2nd October 1979 with certain staions from Madurai Division. The newly laid Broad Gauge Sections of Madurai Division were transferred to Thiruvananthapuram Division and Meter Gauge sections of Madurai remained same. The Eraniel (ERL) station has 3 lane , where two platforms are there for boarding and for railway crossing nameley Platform 1 & Platform 2 and the other lane for loding blue metals, because here they have a lot of space to store the blue metals.

 

Though it was connected with Thiruvananthapuram- Nagercoil- Kanyakumari line there are some train which operate to Kanyakumari, Chennai as well as Guruvayoor via Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram.

Technical Details

Total Thiruvananthapuram -Nagercoil Section km = 71.05
Line capacity of Thiruvananthapuram -Nagercoil Section : 114.1%
Maximum Permissible speed of Thiruvananthapuram -Nagercoil Section : 80 km/h
Total Stations =13
Block Station =6
CNC Station = 1
Halt Station =6
Critical Block Section = Eraniel – Nagercoil
Station km = 272.62

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Old view of eraniel railway station

All trains passing the line hault here in Eraniel (ERL) excluding the recent trains announced in budget and this was Electrified recently, where the two lane work is under process.

Extension of Trains

Extension of Tiruchi-Tirunelveli Intercity Express 22627/22628 up to Thiruvananthapuram as well as Thiruvananthapuram central – Mangaluru 16603/16604 Mavali Express up to Kanniyakumari passes through Eraniel(ERL) Station.

New Train

A new overnight express from Velankanni to Kochuveli Via. Thanjavur Jn, Trichy Jn, Pudukkottai, Nagercoil Jn, Eraniel and Thiruvananthapuram central

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train-at-eraniel-station

Kaniyakumari to Vasco-Da-Gama (Goa) daily train via. Thiruvananthapuram central and Ernakulam.

Now the station is optimized and renewed with new platform works and over bridge to cross the railway line.

Trains from ERANIEL (ERL) Station

Train No Train Name Type Zone Departure Days From Departure Time To
16650 Parasuram Express Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 04:40 MAQ
56700 Madurai-Punalur Passenger Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 05:10 PUU
16128 Guruvayur – Chennai Egmore Express (PT) Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 05:11 MS
56310 Nagercoil – Thiruvananthapuram Central Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 06:54 TVC
16382 Kanniyakumari – Mumbai CSMT (Jayanti Janata) Express (PT) Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 07:19 CSTM
56311 Thiruvananthapuram – Nagercoil Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 08:10 NCJ
56318 Nagercoil – Kochuveli Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 08:19 KCVL
16723 Ananthapuri Express (PT) Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 10:00 QLN
06045 Karaikal – Thiruvananthapuram Central Summer SpecialFare Special (PT) Exp SR
F
ERL 10:37 TVC
56715 Punalur – Kanniyakumari Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 11:11 CAPE
16525 Island Express (PT) Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 11:12 SBC
16381 Mumbai CSMT – Kanniyakumari (Jayanti Janata) Express (PT) Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 11:36 CAPE
56304 Nagercoil – Kottayam Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 12:45 KTYM
66304 Kollam-Kanniyakumari MEMU MEMU SR
S M T W T S
ERL 13:19 CAPE
16526 Island Express (PT) Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 14:11 CAPE
56317 Kochuveli – Nagercoil Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 15:00 NCJ
56716 Kanniyakumari-Punalur Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 15:21 PUU
06046 Thiruvananthapuram Central – Karaikal SpecialFare Summer Special Exp SR
W
ERL 16:28 KIK
16724 Ananthapuri Express (PT) Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 17:16 MS
66305 Kanniyakumari -Kollam MEMU MEMU SR
S M T W T S
ERL 17:19 QLN
56315 Thiruvananthapuram – Nagercoil Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 18:35 NCJ
56316 Nagercoil – Thiruvananthapuram Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 18:43 TVC
56313 Thiruvananthapuram Cental – Nagercoil Passenger (UnReserved) Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 19:23 NCJ
16649 Parasuram Express Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 20:26 NCJ
16127 Chennai Egmore – Guruvayur Express (PT) Exp SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 21:52 GUV
56701 Punalur – Madurai Passenger Pass SR
S M T W T F S
ERL 22:01 MDU
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railway-station-eraniel

For Now Parasuram Express was the first train crosses Eraniel (ERL) station and Punalur – Madurai Passenger was the last train which leaves the Eraniel (ERL) Railway Station

Updated on May 7th-2018. Time taken from IRSTC (www.irctc.co.in)

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