Railway : The district is covered by 132 kms. Of railway
line, of which 51 kms. are broad gauge and 81 kms., metre gauge.
There are 22 railway stations of which 9 are on broad gauge line
and 13, on the metre gauge line. Kollam is an important railway
The Trivandrum - Ernakulam (via Kottayam and Alappuzha) line pas
through Kollam. Kollam is the terminal junction of Madras - Egmore
- Kollam metre gauge line.
Roads - Kollam has a total 1552.096 kms. Of roads.
The National Highway 47 covers a distance of 57.4 kms. in the district.
There are 8
The State Highway namely, Main Central Road, Kollam-Shencottah
Road and Punalur-Pala-Muvattupuzha (Main Eastern Highway) with a
total length of 266.52 kms. also networks the district.