Korattur railway station

Electrified: November 1979 | Platforms: 2 | Parking available | Station: At grade Korattur previously a village, is now turning into a fast growing sub-urban neighborhood due to rapid urbanization. It is characterized by its thick foliage and the infamous 'eri' or lake.   Train timings from the station Public transport connectivity from the station … Continue reading Korattur railway station

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Villivakkam railway station

Electrified: November 1979, more lines in 1986 | Platforms: 4 | Parking available | Station: At grade Villivakkam, is the residential settlement that lies in close proximity to the industrial estates of Avadi, Perambur, Padi and Ambattur. The name Villivakkam comes from Vilvavanam i.e forest of vilvam trees. The famous Agatheeshwarar temple, dated to the … Continue reading Villivakkam railway station

Perambur Loco works

Opened: 1860 | Electrified: November 1979 | Platforms: 3 | Parking available | Station: At grade The workshop that was started in 1932 conducts periodic overhaul of electric and diesel shunting locomotives, manufactures bogies for the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Perambur, and makes elastic rail clips used to fix rails to concrete sleepers.   Train … Continue reading Perambur Loco works

Perambur Carriage works

Opened: 1860 | Electrified: November 1979 | Platforms: 3| Parking available | Station: At grade Mainly POH and IOH of all type of passenger coaches are undertaken here. The railway department has many facilities around this station, including a school and an indoor sporting facility. When the ICF shell division was started, furnishing works were … Continue reading Perambur Carriage works

Perambur railway station

Opened: 1860 | Electrified: November 1979 | Platforms: 4 | Parking available | Station: At grade Second oldest railway station in the city after Royapuram railway station. The station was built in the 1860s to cater to employees at Southern Railway's locomotive, carriage, wagon, and coach-building workshops. The station is the fifth largest station in … Continue reading Perambur railway station

Vyasarpadi Jiva

Opened: May 1931 | Electrified: December 1979, 1985 | Platforms: 2| Parking available | Station: At grade The station is named is named Vyasarpadi Jiva, after veteran socialist leader Jeevanandam and in memory of his presence in Vyasarpadi. Train timings from the station   Public transport connectivity from the station Bus and rail connectivity from … Continue reading Vyasarpadi Jiva

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, … Continue reading Basin bridge junction