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Apr 22 2017 (20:37)   VARD/Vaikom Road (3 PFs)

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 2246361            Tags   Past Edits
The 60 + KMs section between Kottayam and Ernakulam is highly neglected area in terms of providing halt for trains other than passenger trains. Even initially when the halts for Palaruvi express was announced no station between Kottayam and Ernakulam was considered for a halt. Luckily due to passenger movement now Palaruvi express has halts in this section.

Other than the major town in the district, railways usually provide halt for express/SF trains at the stations near to other municipalities in the district. While all the municipalities across the state
like Neyyattinkara, Varkala, Paravur, Karunagappally, Kayamkulam, Mavelikkara, Chengannur, Harippad, Cherthala, Changanacherry, Aluva, Angamaly, Chalakkudy, Irinjalakuda, Vadakkancherry, Shornur, Ottappalam, Pattambi, Tirur, Thanoor, Parappanangadi, Faroke, Koyilandy, Payyoli, Vadakara, Thalassery, Payyannur, Neeleswaram, Kanhangad etc. gets this consideration only stations in municipalities between Kottayam and Ernakulam are being neglected in granting halt for sufficient long distance trains.
The distance between Kottayam and Kayamkulam Jn is 55 KM. How it would be if long distant trains are not provided halt at Changanasseri, Thiruvalla, Chengannur, Mavelikkara etc. Similarly the distance between Ernakulam and Thrissur is 70+ KMs. How it would be if long distant trains are not provided halt at In between stations like Idappally, Aluva, Angamaly, Chalakudy, Irinjalakuda etc. But people between Kottayam and Ernakulam are unlucky to have this privilege. They are being forced by the railways to travel to Kottayam and Ernakulam to board long distant trains.
Vaikam road station is sharing it’s border with SH15 Ernakulam Ettumanur highway and SH 40 Alappuzha Madura highway which makes this station easily by road and by public transport at any time of the day. Another SH Kumarakom Cumbom highway is passing very close to it. Also it is almost equidistant to both Kottayam and Ernakulam. Hence railways should consider providing halt for more long distant trains at Vaikom road station as in the case of Cherthala in costal line. This makes more relevant when stations coming even under panchayath areas like Parassala, Dhanuvechupuram, Murukkumpuzha, Chirayinkeezhu, Kadakkavur, Mayyanad, Manrothuruth, Sasthamkotta, Ochira, Cheriyanad, Ambalapuzha, Mararikkulam, Thuravur, Mulanthuruthy, Pudukkad, Vallikkunnu, Valapattanam, Kannapuram, Pazhayangadi, Ezhimala, Thrikkarippur, Cheruvathoor, Bekkal, Kumbala, Uppala, Manjeswaram etc are provided halt for long distance trains.
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Apr 19 2017 (19:31)   VARD/Vaikom Road (3 PFs)

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 2242314            Tags   Past Edits
End of platform 1 near the SH15 Ernakulam - Ettumanur highway over bridge
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Apr 19 2017 (19:24)   VARD/Vaikom Road (3 PFs)

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 2242305            Tags   Past Edits
Platform 2 and 3
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Apr 19 2017 (14:10)   KDTY/Kaduturutti Halt (2 PFs)

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 2241911            Tags   Past Edits
Kaduturutti station now has 2 platforms
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Apr 19 2017 (14:08)   KRPP/Kuruppanthara (1 PFs)

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 2241908            Tags   Past Edits
Kuruppanthara station now has 2 platforms
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Apr 19 2017 (14:06)   VARD/Vaikom Road (3 PFs)

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 2241906            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
Vaikom Road station now has 3 platforms
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Jul 07 2014 (13:12)  

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 1156982            Tags   Past Edits
To travel from Ernakulam(ERS) to Ambikapur(ABKP) one could travel by 16359/60 Ernakulam - Patna Express upto Nagpur(NGP) 12809/10 Mumbai CST- Howrah Mail upto DURG(DURG) and travel by 18241/42 Durg Ambikapur Express as a link for both up and down travel
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Jul 07 2014 (12:48)  

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 1156955            Tags   Past Edits
To travel from Ernakulam(ERS) to Ambikapur(ABKP) one could travel by 22619/20 Tirunelveli - Bilaspur SF Express or 22815/16 Ernakulam-Bilaspur Express upto DURG(DURG) and use 18241/42 Durg Ambikapur Express as a link for both up and down travel
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Mar 17 2014 (14:58)   12257/Yesvantpur - Kochuveli Garib Rath Express

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 1027356            Tags   Past Edits
12255/56 Yesvantpur - Puducherry Garib Rath Express is replaced with 16573/74 Yesvantpur-Puducherry Weekly Express since 15/03/14 and removed from railway website from 21/22 March. So no more rake sharing with 12255/56.

Mar 26 2014 (13:29)
Thathamme Poocha Poocha   459 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1027356-1            Tags   Past Edits
Please remove RSA with 12255/56. 12255/56 has been cancelled.
Now RSA is only with 06511/12
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Mar 24 2014 (13:39)  

roby_cd   12 blog posts
Entry# 1034536            Tags   Past Edits
VAIKOM ROAD (VARD) station Tel: +91-4829-283556 / 242319. Please have this updated in the station details.
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