|Line of route|
|Karaikkal to Peralam|
|Gauge / mileage|
|Metre gauge||15 miles (1905)|
|South Indian Railway|
|How to interpret this infobox|
The Karaikkal-Peralam Railway was a short metre gauge(MG) branch line which connected the French enclave of Karaikkal with the rest of British India at Peralam. The line was 15 miles(24km) in length and operated by the South Indian Railway and opened in 1898.
"The line is partly in British and partly in French teritory and was constructed (by the agency of the South Indian Railway Company) with the object of placing the town and port of Karaikkal in communication with the railway system of Southern India"