Pazhavanthangal railway station

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Pazhavanthangal
பழவந்தாங்கல்

Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
Station statistics
Address Pazhavanthangal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 114, India
Coordinates 12°59′26″N 80°11′17″E / 12.99056°N 80.18806°E / 12.99056; 80.18806Coordinates: 12°59′26″N 80°11′17″E / 12.99056°N 80.18806°E / 12.99056; 80.18806
Line(s) South and South West lines of Chennai Suburban Railway
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Parking Available
Baggage check Not Available
Other information
Opened Early 1900s
Electrified 15 November 1931[1]
Station code PZA
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Fare zone Southern Railways
Formerly South Indian Railway

Pazhavanthangal railway station is one of the railway station of the Chennai BeachChengelpet section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighbourhood of Pazhavanthangal and surrounding areas. It is situated about 18 km from Chennai Beach, and has an elevation of 12 m above sea level.

History[edit]

Pazhavanthangal railway station lies on the Madras BeachTambaram suburban section of the Chennai Suburban Railway, which was opened to traffic on 11 May 1931. The tracks were electrified on 15 November 1931.[1] The section was converted to 25 kV AC traction on 15 January 1967.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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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