Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sivaganga – Connectivity

Sivaganga – Connectivity
Sivaganga is well connected to rest of Tamilnadu and India by all modes of Transport.
By Road:
Buses that connect the nearby villages and smaller towns (e.g. Devakottai, Manamadurai, Kalayar koil, Thirupathur, Illayankudi, Thiruvadanai) terminate at the Sivagangai bus-stand. The State Transport Corporation runs long-distance buses to Coimbatore, Chennai from Sivagangai Bus-Stand.
All mofussil buses that connect Sivagangai with towns such as Madurai, Salem, TrichySivakasi, Aruppukkottai, DindigulPalaniPattukottai, Theni, ThanjavurErodeAranthangiNagoreThiruvarurMannargudi, Velankanni, Kalayar Kovil, Rameshwaram, RamanathapuramParamakudi, Pudukottai, Mudukulathoor, NagapattinamTiruppur, Coimbatore(TNSTC), terminate at the bus-stand.
24 Hrs buses are available to reach Madurai (Mattuthavani Integrated Bus Terminus). National Highway 85 Cochin – Munnar - Bodinayakanur – Theni – Madurai City – Sivagangai – Thondi, NH 226 Thanjavur – Pudukottai – Tirupathur – Sivagangai – Manamadurai and State Highway SH 34 Ramanathapuram – Ilayankudi – Sivagangai – Melur are the major roads passing via Sivaganga.
By Train:
Sivagangai Railway station is located in the east side of town, where the railway line of Trichy – Rameshwaram join and this is serving as Guard line for Virudhunagar to Tiruchirapalli Jn for southern districts trains to reach Chennai Egmore and also operating for goods service due to reduce the rush in main line (Virudhunagar, Madurai Jn, Dindigul, Tiruchy). 
Several Express trains and passenger trains are passing through the town and connecting with the cities like KaraikudiRameshwaram, Chennai, Ramanathapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Erode, TiruppurThanjavur, ViluppuramCuddalorePudukottaiVirudhachalam, Varanasi, Bhubaneswar, etc.
There are direct trains from Madurai connecting the important cities in Tamilnadu like Chennai, Mayiladuthurai, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari, Trichy, Tirunelveli, Karaikudi, RameswaramThanjavur and Virudhachalam. Madurai has rail connectivity with important cities and towns in India.
By Air:
Madurai International Airport is 40 km away. Tiruchirapalli Airport is about 130 km away.

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