Rameswaram Railway Station
Amenities:Tourist Information Centres,Retring Room, Waiting Room,Tea Stall/Light Refreshment.
About Rameswaram City
Rameswaram or Rameshwaram, the holy island is in the Gulf of Mannar. Located 163 kilometres south-west of Madurai, Rameswaram has earned itself the name of scared towns of the country. An esteemed Hindu pilgrimage, Rameswaram has a reference in the popular epic Ramayana. Epics say that Lord Ram prayed and took rest here during a war against Ravana. Ramanathaswamy temple is prime attraction along with other spots like Kurusadai Islands, Adam's Bridge, Kothandaramaswamy temple, and Dhanushkodi Beach.
Rameswaram Railway Station (RMM), the major railhead of Southern railways, is about 3 kilometres from city centre. The railways station serves as terminus for meter gauge line. There is frequent train service to cities like Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Thanjavur, and Coimbatore from the railway station. Rameswaram Express and Sethu Express are two main express trains that connect Rameshwaram with Chennai.