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Ernakulam Town railway station

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Ernakulam Town railway station

Ernakulam Town(North)
എറണാകുളം ടൌണ്‍(നോര്ത്ത്)
एर्णाकुलम टाउन (नार्थ)
Indian Railway Station
Location Ernakulum North, Cochin, Kerala
Elevation 27 ft
Line(s) Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayamkulam Junction,Ernakulam-Alleppey-Kayamkulam Junction
Platforms 2[1]
Tracks 4
Connections Kaloor Private Bus Stand
Parking Available
Other information
Station code ERN
Division(s) kochi Railway Division
Opened 1890
Rebuilt 2003
Electrified Yes

Ernakulam Town (also known as Ernakulam North, code: ERN) is one of the three main railway stations in the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. The station is operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways and comes under the Thiruvananthapuram Railway division. It is situated in the northern part of the city and the stopping point for trains going towards mainly to Kottayam side in the south. This is a convenient station to alight for passengers travelling to Northern suburbs of Cochin city and nearby areas. The station has only 2 platforms. The major railway station in Kochi is the Ernakulam Junction Railway Station.


  • Local name of the station 1
  • Facilities 2
  • Trains passing through Ernakulam Town 3
  • References 4
  • See also 5

Local name of the station

Among Kochites, this station is referred to as "Ernakulam North" or simply "North" as it is in the Northern part of Kochi, to distinguish it from Ernakulam Junction which in turn is referred to as (and was officially called for a long time as) "Ernakulam South" or simply "South".


  • Computerised Reservation Ticket Counter
  • Computerised Unreserved Ticket Counter
  • Pre Paid Auto
  • Foot Overbridge
  • Escalator and subways

Trains passing through Ernakulam Town

No. Train No: Origin Destination Train Name
1. 16649/16650 Mangalore Nagercoil Parasuram Express
2. 17229/17230 Trivandrum Hyderabad Sabari Express
3. 16381/16382 Mumbai CST Kanyakumari Jayanthi Janatha Express
4. 16525/16526 Kanyakumari Bangalore Island Express
5. 12623/12624 Chennai Trivandrum Trivandrum Mail
6. 12257/12258 Kochuveli Yeswantpur Yeswantpur Express
7. 12695/12696 Chennai Trivandrum Chennai Trivandrum Superfast Express
8. 16629/16630 Trivandrum Mangalore Malabar Express
9. 16347/16348 Trivandrum Mangalore Mangalore Express
10. 16343/16344 Trivandrum Palakkad Town Amritha Express
11. 16327/16328 Korba Trivandrum Korba Express
12. 12201/12202 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Kochuveli Kochuveli Garib Rath
13. 12777/12778 Yeswantpur Kochuveli Express Yeswantpur Express
14. 12287/12288 Kochuveli Dehradun Dehradun Express
15. 16317/16318 Kanyakumari Jammutawi Himsagar Express
16. 16311/16312 Kochuveli Bikaner Kochuveli Bikaner Express
17. 12697/21698 Trivandrum Chennai Trivandrum Chennai Weekly Superfast Express
18. 12515/12516 Trivandrum Guwahati Trivandrum Guwahati Superfast Express
19. 12081/12082 Trivandrum Kannur Trivandrum Kannur Jan Shatabdi Express
20. 12659/12660 Nagercoil Howrah Nagercoil Howrah Express
21. 16333/16334 Trivandrum Veraval Veraval Express
22. 16335/16336 Gandhidham Nagercoil Nagercoil Gandhidham Express
23. 16302/16301 Trivandrum Shoranur Junction Venad Express
24. 16042/16041 Alleppey Chennai Alleppey Express
25. 16305/16306 Ernakulam Cannanore Ernakulam Kannur Intercity Express
26. 16865/16866 Ernakulam Karaikal Ernakulam Karaikal Tea Garden Express
27. 15905/15906 Kaniyakumari Dibrugarh Vivek Express
28. 12081/12082 Trivandrum Central Kannur Kannur Jan Shatabdi Express
29. 18567/18568 Kollam Visakhapatnam Kollam Visakhapatnam Express
30. 16350/16349 Trivandrum Central Nilambur Nilambur Rajya Rani Express
31. 11097/11098 Ernakulam Pune Ernakulam Poorna Express
32. 16308 Alleppey Kannur Executive Express
33. 16325 Ernakulam Barauni Raptisagar Express


  1. ^ "Ernakulam Town - India Rail Info". Indiarailinfo. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 

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