Palakkad Junction is second largest railway station in Kerala state, India situated in the city of Palakkad. It is located at 4 km from Palakkad Municipal Bus Terminus.The station falls in the Palakkad railway division of the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways.Palakkad Junction is the terminating point for the Palakkad-Pollachi rail line. The other station serving the city is Palakkad Town Railway Station.
The station is served by 4 platforms, of which platforms 2 to 4 primarily serve trains bound from Shornur/Thrissur side to Coimbatore/Podanur side and Platform 1 serve trains to Pollachi side which is now temporarily closed for gauge conversion. Also a MEMU shed operating in this station to maintain the suburban trains running between Shornur and Erode.Palakkad railway junction is one of the cleanest stations of Kerala.Olavakkod is located on NH 213 which connects Palakkad city to Kozhikode.