Salem Junction railway station

சேலம் சந்திப்பு
Salem Junction
सेलम जंक्शन
Indian Railway Station
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Location Junction Main road, Suramanagalam, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates 11°40′17.05″N 78°6′47.6″E / 11.6714028°N 78.113222°E / 11.6714028; 78.113222
Elevation 288 m above sea level
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Jolarpettai-Shoranur line, Salem-Karur line
Platforms 6
Tracks 8
Connections Goods terminal, Taxi Stand, Satellite Town Bus Terminal
Structure type on ground station
Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Available
Other information
Station code SA
Fare zone Southern Railways
Electrified Yes
Passengers 50,000 per day on average
Route map
Salem–Karur–Dindigul line
Right arrowto Jolarpettai Junction
Up arrowto Bangalore City
Left arrowto Mettur Dam
0 Salem Junction
Right arrowto Virudhachalam Junction
LowerLeft arrowto Erode Junction
13 Mallur
26 Rasipuram
34 Puduchatram
40 Kalangani
52 Namakkal
59 Laddivadi
70 Mohanur
74 Vangal
UpperLeft arrowto Erode Junction
86 Karur Junction
Right arrowto Tiruchirappalli Junction
91 Thandoni
101 Velliyani
115 Palaiyam
131 Vembur
139 Eriodu
Up arrowSA limits
Down arrowMDU limits
UpperRight arrowto Tiruchirappalli Junction
Left arrowto Palani
160 Dindigul Junction
Down arrowto Madurai Junction

Salem Junction railway station(station code: SA) is a junction railway station situated in Salem and the headquarters of the Salem railway division of the Southern Railway Zone in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the major transit point in Southern India.

The station has satellite bus terminus the local bus available 24 hours to Salem central bus terminus. It is upgraded A grade station and there is 5 ATM's near junction entrance and the station has waiting hall and electric battery car to go for platform.

The station has subway for every platform and platform bridges with lift. Over 160 trains passing through Salem junction. The station has 6 platforms and 8 tracks. Other nearest major junctions Omalur Junction and Erode Junction


There are 6 lines branching out from the station


  • Computerized reservation center with 3 counters and more than 5 counters for non reservation tickets and separate counters for the cancellation for reserved tickets for more easy to cancel tickets,
  • Digital coach number board in every platform with speakers for announcement of trains arriving in which platform and digital board of trains will arrive in station and platform number
  • Every platform has hotels and canteen and drinking water chairs for sitting with fans lights and TV.
  • The junction has bike parking and valet car parking and ATM's and satellite bus terminus with railway police station