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PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)
புதுச்சேரி     पुदुच्चेरी

Track: Single Electric-Line

Tel: 0413-2336684, Subbaiah Salai (South Boulevard), Puducherry 605001
State: Puducherry

Elevation: 6 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Tiruchchirappalli
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 0
Number of Originating Trains: 16
Number of Terminating Trains: 17
Rating: 3.6/5 (54 votes)
cleanliness - excellent (7)
porters/escalators - average (6)
food - average (7)
transportation - good (7)
lodging - good (7)
railfanning - good (6)
sightseeing - good (7)
safety - good (7)

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Pilgrimage
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Mar 24 2016 (10:24)   PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)

Prayer For India~   1076 blog posts   56 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 1777519            Tags   Past Edits
Auroville World Temple , Cool Prayer International & National All People More , Auroville - Puducherry 12 Km Road Highways Near Puducherry Railways Station PDY

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Mar 24 2016 (12:58)
Gopal*^~   13753 blog posts   54668 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1777519-1            Tags   Past Edits
Auroville is actually in TN

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Mar 26 2016 (11:04)
Prayer For India~   1076 blog posts   56 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1777519-2            Tags   Past Edits
Wow Maybe Last #Moderator Sir, #Thanks For Again. .
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Pilgrimage
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Jan 12 2016 (00:34)   PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)

Guest: 53c31bbb   show all posts
Entry# 1708223            Tags   Past Edits
Puducherry City Of Road White Gate Of Pondicherry
Villupuram -Puducherry Highways Road Bypass
@Br2016

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Jan 12 2016 (23:55)
Guest: 53c318f8   show all posts
Re# 1708223-1            Tags   Past Edits
First Time #Moderator Sir
#Thanks Again You. ..
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Amenities
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Nov 10 2013 (14:35)   PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)

Gopal*^~   13753 blog posts   54668 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 901957            Tags   Past Edits
Computerised Reservation Center
ATMs of major banks outside station building
Book Stall
Passenger Care Center
Air-conditioned and Non Air-conditioned Waiting Rooms
Cloak
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Room
IRCTC Restaurants
Pre-Paid autorikshaw counters
Pre-paid parking space
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General
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Apr 21 2015 (10:50)   PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)

Anirudh Iyer   1000 blog posts   33 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 1436667            Tags   Past Edits
If you are planning to stay in pondicherry the station dormitory is a great option. 100 rupees for 24 hours and facilities are excellent and clean. It is also close to the beach and bus stand

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May 19 2015 (22:14)
Ronnie Braganza~   114 blog posts
Re# 1436667-1            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks for the useful info, how is the booking online & are there retiring rooms too?

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May 25 2015 (19:32)
Anirudh Iyer   1000 blog posts   33 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1436667-2            Tags   Past Edits
You have to approach the SM(station master) for the rooms. There is a 2 bed AC room which costs 300 a day. I am not sure about online booking
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General
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May 09 2014 (11:30)   PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)

Joanes Joseph   609 blog posts
Entry# 1090031            Tags   Past Edits
History of "Travelers Angel" Statue of Puducherry Railway Station:
Since 1673, the French ruled Pondicherry . After incorporation with India in 1962 , here many reflections of the French culture are found.
In particular, during the French regime, installed statues , monuments and historical events are in existence with Puducherry Govt . However, they were not given enough information about it .
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Angel : During the French regime , the South Indian Railway Company erected the railway track between Villupuram - Pondicherry. Then the Duke of Buckingham , the French governor of Pondicherry built the railway station in1879.
Before the construction of the railway station, the French government established a statue called Passenger's Angel. When Rail passengers take trips from the station, they use to worship the Goddess and it was their tradition and the Angel sends good wishes to win a trip .
The angel statue is made ​​of iron , 4 feet from the ground and 5 feet of the statue of the goddess was placed on the altar with lamps holding both hands up in the air , her head is like bowed in greeting the passengers .
A few years ago, the railway station has been renovated with interface configurations . Then ,the Puducherry Govt beautified the angel statue's hand in lamp, with lightings.

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Feb 10 2015 (00:48)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2359 blog posts   148 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1090031-1            Tags   Past Edits
Truly priceless piece of information... Thanks once again...
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Sightseeing
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Nov 10 2013 (09:03)   PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)

maheshsunda*^~   4332 blog posts   31411 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 901336            Tags   Past Edits
Alight here for Shri. Aurobindo Ashram, JIPMER Medical University, and the global town of Auroville.
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Sightseeing
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Apr 15 2014 (18:04)   PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)

Joanes Joseph   609 blog posts
Entry# 1058927            Tags   Past Edits
Transport Tariff | Travel Agents | Travel Agents (Air & Ship) | Private Bus Operators | Tour Packages of PUDUCHERRY CITY click here
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Sightseeing
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Nov 10 2013 (14:45)   PDY/Puducherry (Pondicherry) (3 PFs)

Gopal*^~   13753 blog posts   54668 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 901973            Tags   Past Edits
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:
!.Sri Aurobindo Ashram[Open to public from 08-1200 hrs and 1400-1800 hrs. ]
Telephone:Tel.: +91-413-2339648
Situated around 2km fromstation.Taxis/Autos available
2.Auroville : 10km from PDY.
Matri
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mandir Gardens-Amphitheatre

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Nov 12 2013 (19:38)
Gopal*^~   13753 blog posts   54668 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 901973-1            Tags   Past Edits
Cond;;
Other tourist attractions:
1.Romain Rolland Library
2.Pichavaram Lake
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