Meenambakkam railway station

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Meenambakkam
மீனம்பாக்கம்
Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
Station statistics
Address Grand Southern Trunk Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Line(s) South and South West lines of Chennai Suburban Railway
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Platforms 4
Tracks 4
Parking Available
Baggage check Not Available
Other information
Station code MN
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Fare zone Southern Railways
Formerly South Indian Railway

Meenambakkam Railway Station is one of the railway stations of the Chennai Beach–Chengalpet section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighbourhood of Meenambakkam, a suburb of Chennai. It is situated at Grand Trunk Road across Chennai International Airport Cargo Terminal, with an elevation of 18 m above sea level.[1]

History[edit]

The station lies in the Chennai Beach–Tambaram section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network, the first suburban section of the city. With the completion of track-lying work in March 1931, which began in 1928, the suburban services were started on 11 May 1931 between Beach and Tambaram, and was electrified on 15 November 1931, with the first MG EMU services running on 1.5 kV DC.[2] The section was converted to 25 kV AC traction on 15 January 1967.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ India rail Info
  2. ^ "Electric Traction - I". IRFCA.org. Retrieved 17 Nov 2012. 
  3. ^ "IR Electrification Chronology up to 31.03.2004". History of Electrification. IRFCA.org. Retrieved 17 Nov 2012. 

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