Shoranur Junction Railway Station is the railway station in Kerala, located at Shoranur, Palakkad District. Shoranur Junction Railway Station code is SRR. The station is situated at the junction of four major railway lines - the Nilambur line from the north, Coimbatore line from the east, Cochin Harbour Terminus line from the south and Mangalore line from the North-west. Being the entry point into the Malabar region from the rest of the state, Shoranur is often referred as the gateway to Malabar.
It comes under the Palakkad Railway Division of the Southern Railway. Shoranur is the second railway station in Kerala after Trivandrum Central Railway Station to introduce Clean train station activity, whereby trains stopping at the station for more than 15 minutes would be subjected to mechanized cleaning and garbage removal. Lifts from platforms has also been proposed,As a pilot project She toilet has also been introduced. Baby care unit was opened in Ladies waiting Hall on PF 2/3.
- Tholpavakoothu : 5.4 kms from Shoranur Rly Station
- Varikkassery Mana : 10.8 kms from Shoranur Rly Station
- Vallathol Museum : 1.6 kms from Shoranur Rly Station
- Asurankundu Dam : 11.3 kms from Shoranur Rly Station
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Distance between Kochi Airport and Shornur Railway Station is 117 kms or 72.7 miles. Its take time approx 2 hours, 20 minutes.
The Shoranur Municipal Bus Stand located 500 meter away, provides bus services to Ottapalam, Thrissur, Pattambi, Cherpulassery, Chelakkara, Mannarkkad, Perinthalmanna and Kunnamkulam. The second Municipal stand at Kulappully , located 2 km from the station, handles bus services to Palakkad, Guruvayur, Ponnani and Valanchery
People travel to this place in large number throughout the year. With easy modes of transportation available like cab or taxi service to reach the Shornur, planning for a getaway is never a hectic task. Shornur tourism has attractions with various local, sightseeing, and historical places.
Location: Shornur Ring Road, Shoranur, Kerala Pin - 679121.
- Hotel Nila Residency : 500 meter from Shoranur Rly Station
- Hotel Maps Residency, Shoranur : 650 meter from Shoranur Rly Station