Kerala is a popular tourist destination and has a well-connected railway network. Travelling to and from the state by train is an economical and convenient option.
The Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station (TVC) and the Ernakulam Junction (ERS) are the two major railway stations in Kerala. TVC is the main railway station in the state and connects it to major cities in India such as Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata. ERS connects to major cities in the southern region such as Chennai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad.
For those wanting to travel to Kerala from other states, there are plenty of trains from major cities in India. The superfast trains such as Rajdhani Express, Duronto Express and other express trains offer comfortable and fast services.
Kerala has smaller railway stations in towns like Kollam, Alappuzha, Cochin and Thrissur. There are several trains that connect these towns to the major cities in India. Local passenger trains are also available, which are slow but convenient.
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)
offers online booking facilities for passengers. This makes it easier to book tickets and avoid queues at the railway stations.
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