Nungambakkam railway station

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Nungambakkam
Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
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Nungambakkam railway station
Station statistics
Address Station View Road, Tiruvenkatapuram, Choolaimedu, 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
Opened Early 1900s
Electrified 1931
Station code NBK
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Fare zone Southern Railways
Formerly South Indian Railway

Nungambakkam railway station is one of the railway stations of the Chennai BeachChengalpattu section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighbourhood of Nungambakkam, a suburb of Chennai. It is located at about 8 km from Chennai Beach terminus and is situated at Choolaimedu, with an elevation of 11 m above sea level.

History[edit]

Nungambakkam railway station was constructed when the electric suburban railway service was laid between 1928 and 1931.[1] Before 1923, the stretch between Chetpet and Kodambakkam stations was covered by the Nungambakkam Tank. The section was converted to 25 kV AC traction on 15 January 1967.[2]

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References[edit]

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

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