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MAJN/Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore) (3 PFs)
ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಜಂಕ್ಷನ್     मंगलूरु जंक्शन
[Kankanady]

Track: Double Electric-Line

Tel: 0824-2437824, 1st Cross Rd, (Jn Pt: HAS/MAO/MAQ/SRR)Off Mangaluru - Bengaluru highway, Alape Padil, Mangaluru 575007
State: Karnataka

Elevation: 24 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Palakkad (Palghat)
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Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 74
Number of Originating Trains: 3
Number of Terminating Trains: 3
Rating: 3.9/5 (115 votes)
cleanliness - good (16)
porters/escalators - good (14)
food - good (16)
transportation - good (16)
lodging - good (12)
railfanning - good (14)
sightseeing - excellent (13)
safety - good (14)

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Dec 09 2016 (22:29)   MAJN/Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore) (3 PFs)

55 Percent trains in India are Locals^~   1146 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2085924            Tags   Past Edits
One common Waiting room available on PF1 ... 1 wash room each for gents & ladies in waiting room.
27 chairs & 1 central table to keep luggage in waiting room.
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Aug 25 2016 (15:44)   MAJN/Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore) (3 PFs)

shivabhakthan   14 blog posts   15 correct pred (44% accurate)
Entry# 1972251            Tags   Past Edits
If you are travelling in this train to Kannur , get down at MAJN and take bus to Central station never get an auto ..for a 10km travel they charge you 200 /- or else need the bargain power , if you get out of the station and an half km walk you can reach the main road and from there you will get buses to central station and fare is Rs 5/- most of the buses will go through the station.

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Aug 25 2016 (22:22)
Ronnie Braganza~   115 blog posts
Re# 1972251-1            Tags   Past Edits
Local buses can be seen during arrival of trains just outside PF 1 on left side of the parking, which gets full soon. check with tea stall boys or coolies.

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Aug 26 2016 (14:04)
K   1145 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1972251-2            Tags   Past Edits
Direct buses are #61 and #65.
61 goes to Kankanady, Lalbag, Kottara, Kodikal and runs once an hour.
65 goes via Pumpwell, Nanthur, KPT, Kottara Chowki, Suratkal, MRPL and runs 4 times a day viz 8:15, 10:50, 15:50 and 18:50(approx timings).
Other buses can be found either hy walking left or right from the exit. Right will take you to Padil gate and
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left will take you straight to the NH75 from where you can get a bus every5 minutes. Fare is 7-8Rs.

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Oct 29 2016 (21:26)
55 Percent trains in India are Locals^~   1146 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1972251-3            Tags   Past Edits
Are local buses available from MAJN/MAQ to surathkal?
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Jun 20 2015 (14:09)   MAJN/Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore) (3 PFs)

K   1145 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Once you exit the station from the main entrance, there are two ways to reach the main road. Take the road on the left and keep walking for 5 minutes to reach the Highway from where you can get Private/KSRTC buses to Statebank, Lalbagh, Kankanady, Pumpwell, Milagres, B.C.Road. Or walk on the road to the right to reach the Gate/Overbridge to catch city buses to Statebank, Milagres, Pumpwell.
Bus No. 65 and 61 come right upto the Railway station.
Frequency is one bus every 50 minutes for 61 and 4 times a
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day for 65.
Other city buses from highway are available every 5 minutes or so.
61 goes via Pumpwell, Kankanady, Lalbagh, KSRTC, Kottara, Kodical.
65 goes via Pumpwell, Nanthoor, KPT, Kottara, Baikampady, Surathkal, MRPL Cargogate.
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May 07 2014 (20:25)   MAJN/Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore) (3 PFs)

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Food is available at this station. Whenever a train arrives, a large number of vendors swarm the coaches selling Veg/Egg/Chicken Biriyani, Meals, Parothas, SoftDrinks and Water Bottles.
If you are travelling in a train without a pantry car, you can stock up at this station.
On Platform #2/3:
2 stalls on Platform #2/3 selling packed snacks/Cold Drinks/Milk Products.
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Platform #1:
One stall on Platform #1 sells all kinds of Fruits/Fruit Juices.
One stall is a general store.
One stall sells softdrinks, snacks and other packed eatables.
Two refreshment stalls for veg/non veg items respectively.
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May 19 2015 (23:36)   MAJN/Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore) (3 PFs)

RAVISEETHA~   419 blog posts   987 correct pred (62% accurate)
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Mangalore Junction (formerly Kankanady) is quite away from Mangalore City, but most of the trains from Kerala towards Goa and further north pass through this important Junction. A couple of years back, I was shocked to find that the station does not have a cloak room to keep luggages. It was agony to travel some 10 km from the city centre to find this fact and return all the way back to our hotel. I wrote to the Railway Ministry, but there was no response. I am not aware if there is any cloak room facility now.

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May 20 2015 (14:39)
V I V E K   978 blog posts   136 correct pred (66% accurate)
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Mangalore Jn is like 5km from Mangalore Central which is in city centre.Even though people blame the station being inaccessible,my suggestion is to try Ola Cabs which charges like Rs80 from Mangalore Central to Mangalore Jn.I had travelled a few days back and agree on the lack of facilities at MAJN.

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May 20 2015 (17:15)
GOA SK TO VSG~   6266 blog posts   613 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1476135-2            Tags   Past Edits
Try this one dude:
Vasco Da Gama is Goa's largest city but has worse rail connections compared to even villages like Karmali and when I wrote a grievance on pgportal got a reply that Madgaon is situated just 30kms away from Vasco and it has good rail connectivity but the dumb fellow answering my grievance didn't look to my point that the taxi drivers charge more than Rs. 500 for the 30kms ride which is much higher than SL class fare from Goa to Mumbai.

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May 21 2015 (17:59)
V I V E K   978 blog posts   136 correct pred (66% accurate)
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Agree on such high rates by taxis.But Ola at Mangalore,rates start at Rs49 per first 2 km and Rs10 for subsequent kms .So it is 8affortable but in Goa,things are different-Ola starts at Rs250 and charge per km is also more.Will have to spend about 600 from Vasco to MAO.

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Feb 16 2016 (23:30)
Ronnie Braganza~   115 blog posts
Re# 1476135-4            Tags   Past Edits
Ola cabs with Ac. Bunts hostel to Mangalore junction at 22.30 Hrs Rs 93/-
Prepaid Auto. mangalore Central to Bunts Hostel at 22.30 Hrs Rs 80/-
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