Basin bridge junction

Opened: May 1931 | Electrified: December 1979 | Platforms: 5 | Parking available | Station: At grade

The station is located at the southern end of the ‘diamond’ junction at Chennai where all the lines of the Chennai Suburban Railway meet. At this station, the line divides into three: one going towards Avadi and Arakkonam, the other towards Ennore and Gummidipoondi, and the third towards Chennai Beach and Chennai Egmore.

Thus, the station acts as the entry point to Chennai Central terminus where inbound trains from all the three lines are stopped before assigning a platform at Chennai Central. It also contains a railway maintenance shed with 19 pit-lines, each measuring 3-ft deep to accommodate about 24 coaches.

Train timings from the station

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Time table from station

Public transport connectivity from the station

Bus and rail connectivity from station

500 m from station:

  • Basin bridge bus stop
  • Moolakoothanam bus stop
  • Mint bus stop
  • Mint bus terminus
  • Padmanabha theatre bus stop
  • Basin bridge rail yard
  • Periyar nagar bus stop
  • Uppukaran pettai bus stop

1 km from station:

  • Pulianthope T.B Hospital bus stop
  • Murthy bus stop
  • P1 Police station bus stop
  • Pattalam market bus stop
  • Barracks road bus stop
  • Salt quarters bus stop
  • Periyamedu bus stop
  • Elephant gate bus stop
  • Natraj theatre bus stop
  • Kesavan park bus stop
  • Aragadam bus stop
  • Ramalingapuram bus stop
  • Thirupalli bus stop
  • Elephant gate bus stop
  • Mint bus terminal/ Vallalar nagar bus stop
  • Pencil factory bus stop
  • Old washermanpet bus stop
  • Bharath theatre bus stop
  • Mint bus stop
  • Washermanpet railway station
  • Cemetery road bus stop
  • Ambedkar nagar bus stop
  • Vyasarpadi railway station
  • Vyasarpadi bus stop
  • Kannikapuram bus stop

Public Infrastructure within 1 km of the station

  • Tamil nadu electricity board, Pulianthope
  • Basin Bridge Gas Turbine Power Plant
  • Pulianthope regional transport office
  • Pulianthope police station P1
  • ESI hospital
  • Chennai corporation Zone 5 office
  • PWD office
  • Regional deputy commioner office
  • Jivaka ayurvedic hospital
  • Apollo hospitals
  • Chennai Mint
  • Devaraj Manickchand Maternity Hospital
  • C2 Elephant gate police station

 

Educational institutions within 1 km of the station

  • St Joseph Technical Institute
  • Don Bosco Polytechnic College
  • Don Bosco Technical Campus
  • Sri Sushwani Matha Jain Vidyalaya
  • Princess Matriculation higher secondary school
  • Terpanth Metric school
  • Measi college of education
  • Noor Arabic College
  • Anaikar school auditorium
  • St. Peter Matriculation higher secondary school
  • Balaji Nursery primary school
  • Daniel matriculation higher secondary school
  • Chennai primary school CB road
  • RKM Vivekananda school
  • Eurokids
  • TTV High school
  • GMTTV Higher secondary school

Recreational facilities within 1 km of the station

  • Corporation park
  • Government shopping complex
  • Nataraj Cinema hall
  • K.P park
  • Kareem Beedi
  • Sivagnanam park
  • ABCD Park

 

Basin bridge station in the news

The station is covered by the ₹ 400-million Integrated Security Surveillance System (ISSS) project implemented in 2012.

Read more about this on

https://railenquiry.in/forum/suburban-railway-stations-to-come-under-cctv-surveillance-t-8130

http://www.news18.com/news/india/chennai-suburban-stations-to-have-cctv-surveillance-488448.html

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