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Katpadi Junction Railway Station

Of the two stations in Vellore, Katpadi Junction Railway Station is the main station. This railhead is located about 5 km from Vellore town. It is connected to the Chennai- Bangalore rail route by broad gauge line. A meter gauge line links Katpadi with Tirupati- Madurai rail route. Daily services to Madurai, Tirupati and Chennai offered. Jolarpettai-Arakkonam Express, Nilgiri Express (Mettupalayam-Chennai), Brindavan Express (Bangalore-Chennai), Kerala Express ( Thiruvananthapuram- Delhi) are a few that pass through the junction. Towards north, the major railhead is Chennai Central Railway Station (140 km from Vellore.)

The other station in Vellore town is the Vellore Cantonment Railway Station (2 km south of the town.)

The Central Bus Station of Thiruvalluvar Transport Corporation is situated to the east of Vellore Fort. Long route bus services are extensively available. For local journey, auto-rickshaws, buses and taxis are available at the station. Chennai International Airport is 140 km from Vellore.

Railway Reservation Office: +91-416-2241062

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Vellore
Location: Vellore    


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