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Entry# 4194834-0


MDU/Madurai Junction (7 PFs)
मदुरै जंक्शन
மதுரை சந்திப்பு


Track: Double Electric-Line

Updated: Nov 25 2023 (06:21)
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Junction Pt. DG/BDNK/VPT/MNM, Railway Junction Rd, West Veli Street, Madurai - 625001.
State: Tamil Nadu

Elevation: n/a
Type: Junction   Category: NSG-2
Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Madurai


Number of Platforms: 7
Number of Halting Trains: 88
Number of Originating Trains: 22
Number of Terminating Trains: 23
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Rating: 3.8/5 (253 votes)
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Feb 04 (22:16)   MDU/Madurai Junction (7 PFs)
SaniyanSagadai~
SaniyanSagadai~   2324 blog posts
Entry# 5961510            Tags   Past Edits
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Posting this tip based on my recent journey.
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For going to Arulmigu Kallazhagar Thirukkovil (Azhagar Kovil) in Alagarmalai, bus number "44" will be available in good frequency in front (platform - 1) entrance, which takes around 45 minutes - an hour(max), and will drop at the entrance of the temple. Ticket cost is Rs. 31/- per person. And return direction, the same bus you can get down near madurai junction.
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For going to Pazhamuthircholai Arulmigu Solaimalai Murugan Thirukkovil, from Azhagar Kovil, which is roughly 3.5 kms, buses run by HRCE of TN govt is available at the entrance of the temple in every 15 - 30 mts frequency at Rs. 10/- per person. Also, there will be a staircase/walkway at the entrance of the temple, one can even walk in that to reach the temple.
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Both temples close by 8 PM in the night.
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And if one has to come to Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman Thirukkovil, from Alagarkovil by bus no 44, can get down at simmakkal bus stop, and it is walkable from there, around 500 meters.
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And if one has to go to MGR bus stand (Mattuthavani), direct buses will be available but frequency is not that much, if direct buses are not available, one can take 44 bus and change at goripalayam for MGR bus stand (Mattuthavani).

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Mar 28 2019 (22:21)   MDU/Madurai Junction (7 PFs)
Skumar^~
Skumar^~   8150 blog posts
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New Executive Lounge Fares & Renovated retiring rooms fares at Madurai Railway Junction
Source: DRM Madurai Twitter
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Mar 28 2019 (22:36)
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Too expensive Retiring rooms. I guess one can get good hotels in less price than this.
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Dec 17 2019 (02:17)
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Shri.V.R.Lenin, DRM, Madurai opened the 3 star rating retiring rooms at Madurai on 16.12.2019. Tariff rates are attached
Source: DRM Madurai twitter
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Feb 03 2023 (12:20)   MDU/Madurai Junction (7 PFs)
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Passenger Amenities Available At Madurai Jn.
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Feb 03 2023 (17:29)
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Looks a pretty useful thing.
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Nov 10 2013 (11:56)   MDU/Madurai Junction (7 PFs)
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Alight here for the ever famous Meenakshi Temple. It is dedicated to Parvati who is known as Meenakshi and her consort, Shiva, named here as Sundareswarar. The temple forms the heart and lifeline of the 2500 year old city of Madurai.
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Jun 30 2023 (23:54)   MDU/Madurai Junction (7 PFs)
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IRCTC EXECUTIVE LOUNGE ACCESS

For free access only ICICI Bank Credit Cards are accepted, not even IRCTC SBI Card is accepted.

Only two options are available for lunch or dinner which are complimentary
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1. Idly Sambhar + coffee
2. Chapati+ coffee

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2 hours of sitting


Per visit.

Eligible cards -:

ICICI Bank MakeMyTrip Credit cards
ICICI Bank Mine Credit card
ICICI Bank Visa Coral Credit card
Etc.

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