Pallavaram railway station

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Pallavaram
பல்லாவரம்
Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
ChennaiSuburbanRailway Pallavaram.jpg
Pallavaram railway station
Station statistics
Address Railway Station Road, Arumalai Chavadi, Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 043, India
Coordinates 12°58′2″N 80°9′7″E / 12.96722°N 80.15194°E / 12.96722; 80.15194Coordinates: 12°58′2″N 80°9′7″E / 12.96722°N 80.15194°E / 12.96722; 80.15194
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 PV
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Fare zone Southern Railways
Formerly South Indian Railway

Pallavaram railway station is one of the railway station of the Chennai BeachChengelpet section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighbourhood of Pallavaram and the surrounding areas of Pammal, Anakaputhur, Pozhichallur, Thiruneermalai, and Keelkatalai. It is situated about 23 km from Chennai Beach, and has an elevation of 24 m above sea level.

History[edit]

View of Pallavaram railway station

Pallavaram 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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