Trivandrum also known as Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala state. Referred to as the ‘Evergreen city of India' by Mahatma Gandhi, Trivandrum presents a unique combination of natural beauty and modernity. Trivandrum is the political hub of ‘God's own country' Kerala and houses several important central and state government offices. Situated at the south western tip of India, the city is flanked by the cool blue Arabian Sea on the west. Sprawled across the undulating terrain of low coastal hills, the city is dotted with several picturesque picnic spots, educational institutions and companies. Bestowed with some serene beaches, tranquil backwater stretches, historic monuments and a rich cultural heritage, Trivandrum makes a must sought after destination for tourists and common travellers alike.
Trivandrum Central Railway Station
Station Code TVC
Arrival and Departure Enquiry 131 (manual), 133 (pre-recorded)
Reservation Enquiry 132, 0471 - 2334680 (manual), 1361 (Interactive Voice Response service)
Station Details Trivandrum Central railway station is the largest railway station in Kerala. One of the major rail hubs in South India, Trivandrum Central railway station is well-connected to Kerala and other states of the country. Constructed by the Maharaja of Travancore, the station building is one of the landmarks of Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram city. The railway station is also known for offering wide range of amenities to passengers within the station premises including contemporary facilities like Internet surfing centres and shopping mall. The Central Bus terminal is located just opposite the railway station.
Amenities Passenger amenities available at Trivandrum railway station include waiting room, retiring room and dormitories, cloak room, computerized reservation office, tourist information centres, refreshment room (vegetarian and non-vegetarian), tea stall, book stall, medical shops, Internet surfing centers, wheel chairs and stretchers.
Distances of major landmarks Airport (8 km), Padmanabha Swamy Temple (2.0 km), Napier Museum (2.8 km), Chitra Art Gallery (2.8 km), Zoo (3.8 km), Kavudiyar Palace (4.8 km), Sankuckaram Palace (6.7 km).