Mettupalayam – Coimbatore Passenger Train Timings (Mon-Sat)
Coimbatore – Mettupalayam Passenger Train Timings (Mon – Sat)
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is an UNESCO site for its uniqueness in the route and its engineering, (the only rack and pinion railway in Asia) engine and compartments. Here our main attraction is to travel to Ooty by the toy train.
To go to Ooty by train one has to travel by Meter gauge train running between Mettupalayam and Udhagamandalam ( Ooty ). It is also called as Ooty Toy Train or toy train and kids enjoy the most in this five hour journey. This place is popular as entry point to Ooty by road and train from plains of Tamilnadu state. Other commonly used way to enter Ooty is from Mysore in Karnataka state by road. Mettupalayam is located at the foot of Nilgiri range of hills. Mettupalayam is well connected by rail and road network. You can get direct train to Mettupalayam ( Indian railway station code MTP ) or you can board a train upto COIMBATORE Junction ( Indian railway station code CBE ). Flights are available to Coimbatore from Chennai, Mumbai and other important places. From Coimbatore to Mettupalayam is one hour drive by road.
The Mettupalayam train station is conveniently located with the platform to take the train to Chennai located on the other platform without crossing any footbridges.
Indian Railway Station Codes
METUPALAIYAM – MTP
CHENNAI CENTRAL – MAS
UDAGAMANDALAM – UAM
COIMBATORE JN – CBE