Metupalaiyam Railway Station, also spelt as Mettupalayam Railway Station, is on the way to Palakkad from Mysore. It is under the administrative control of the Southern Railways. Nilgiri Express, Coimbatore-Mettupalayam Passenger and Udagamandalam-Mettupalayam Passenger pass through this station. Computerized reservation facility provided.
The station is located about 46 km from Ooty. The first and only Rack Railway System operates between Mettupalayam and Ooty. The toy train ride through this route is an unforgettable experience.
Going west, Coonoor Railway Station is the main station next to Mettupalayam. To the south-east is Coimbatore Junction Railway Station, the nearest major railhead (45 km.) Ooty Railway Station (also known as Udagamandalam Railway Station) is about 46 km from here.
Black Thunder Water Theme Park is located nearby.
The nearest bus terminal is Mettupalayam Bus Station. Nearest airport: C A Coimbatore Airport.
Station Code: MTP