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PLNI/Palani (3 PFs)
பழனி     पलनि

Track: Construction - Single-Line Electrification

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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 6
Number of Originating Trains: 2
Number of Terminating Trains: 2
Railway Feeder Road, Anna Nagar, Palani, Dindigul District, Pincode-624618
State: Tamil Nadu
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Elevation: 322 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern
Division: Madurai
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Oct 27 2017 (17:44)   PLNI/Palani (3 PFs)
Forever Railfan
Karthik.iyer27^~   31346 blog posts
Entry# 2593868            Tags   Past Edits
One of the six abodes of Lord Karthikeya. The shrine stands on top of the
Palani Hills consisting of 660 steps. There are rope ways and winch train to
take pilgrims to the top. The main deity is called Dandayudhapaani. Pilgrims
from various parts of the country visit this temple. Large number of devotees
the temple by foot from their residents of hundreds of kilometre away
every year as part of their prayer. The temple is visited by millions of people every year and
considered to be the third temple visited by largest people next to Sabarimala and Tirupathi in
the nation.

Sep 24 2019 (10:41)
Srinivas S Pai~   216 blog posts
Re# 2593868-1            Tags   Past Edits
You could also add that there is an elephant path adjacent to the steps, which can be used by pilgrims to climb the hill as climbing the steps would be little bit difficult.
Nov 17 2018 (14:03)   PLNI/Palani (3 PFs)
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Arvind~   7066 blog posts
Entry# 4014342            Tags   Past Edits
Temple Adivaram(Bottom of hill) is located at a distance of around 2.5kms from Railway Station, Bus stand is around 1.5 KMS , Autos are available from Station to temple ,Mini bus / Bus will be available when 22651 MAS-PGT SF express arrives.
Jul 23 2018 (20:29)   PLNI/Palani (3 PFs)
Skumar^~   5317 blog posts
Entry# 3653711            Tags   Past Edits
Other then Kodaikanal Road railway station, PALANI railway station also can be considered as next optional nearest railway station to reach KODAIKANAL which is 65 km away from this station.
But we have only 2 Express train to reach this station(22651/52 Palakkad Express and 16343/16344 Amritha Express) and others are passenger train.
Timing bus service from CBE, Palani to kodaikanal is available.
private travels car available to kodaikanal from opp of Palani bus stand.
Max travel time in car is not more than 2 hrs.

Jul 23 2018 (21:02)
sreerup kol
x-under SW-x   19272 blog posts
Re# 3653711-2            Tags   Past Edits
Even several buses are there throughout the day.
Same case from Kodaikanal Road - numerous buses from Batlagundu till night.

Jul 23 2018 (21:06)
sreerup kol
x-under SW-x   19272 blog posts
Re# 3653711-3            Tags   Past Edits
This is the bus timetable....
Nov 10 2013 (20:23)   PLNI/Palani (3 PFs)
Mahesh Sundaram^~   7039 blog posts
Entry# 902352            Tags   Past Edits
Alight here for the most famous Holy Muruga/Kartikeya Hillock Temple, the primary shrine of His six abodes.
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