|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Pattabiram (Tamil: பட்டாபிராம்) is a suburb situated on the western part of Chennai (formerly known as Madras), India. The town, which falls under the local administrative limits of Avadi Municipality, is about 25 km from the Chennai Central Railway station.
Railways and roadways
Pattabiram is served by suburban trains, which connects it to different parts of Chennai City, especially Chennai Central and Chennai Beach Railway stations. All trains bound for Thirvallur, Arakkonam and Pattabiram Military Siding stop at Pattabiram Railway station, with the exception of a few fast trains. The suburb is also served by a number of Chennai Metropolitan buses from different parts of the city and surrounding suburban areas.
MTC Bus Routes
|27H||Pattabiram||Anna Square||Triplicane, LIC, DPI, Loyola, Arun hotel, Thirumangalam, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi|
|34 xt||Thiruvottriyur||Pattabiram||Tollgate, Tondiarpet, V.Nagar, Choolai PO, Purasaiwakkam, Chinthamani, Thirumangalam, Vavin, Ambathur OT, Avadi|
|53S||Pattabiram||CMBT||Thandarai, Sundaracholapuram, Thiruverkadu, Maduravoyal|
|65P||Ambathur||Pattabiram||Thandarai, Parivakkam, Poonamallee,Karayanchavadi, Avadi, Ambathur OT|
|66P||Pattabiram||Tambaram||Thandarai, Parivakkam, Poonamallee, Mangadu, Kundrathur, Pallavaram|
|B70||Guindy||Pattabiram||Ambal nagar Ashok pillar, Vadapalani, CMBT, Thirumangalam, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi|
|D70||Velachery||Pattabiram||Checkpost, Guindy, Ashok pillar, Vadapalani, CMBT, Thirumangalam, Vavin, Ambathur OT, Avadi|
|F70||Guindy||Pattabiram||SaidapetWest, Mettupalayam, Ashok pillar, Vadapalani, CMBT, Thirumangalam, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi|
|70P||T.Nagar||Veppampattu||Liberty, Vadapalani, CMBT, Thirumangalam, Vavin, Ambathur OT, Avadi, Pattabiram|
|71E||Broadway||Thirunindravur||Central, Dasaprakash, ICF, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi, Pattabiram, Nemilichery|
|65C||[Ambattur IE]||Pakkam||Avadi, Pattabiram, Nemilichery, Thirunindravur|
|580||Avadi||Periya palayam||Pattabiram, Thrunindravur, Thamaraipakkam|
|71V||Broadway||Veppampattu||Central, Dasaprakash, ICF, Padi, Ambathur OT, Avadi, Pattabiram, Nemilichery|
|121E||Pattabiram||MKB Nagar||Avadi, Ambathur OT, Padi, Kolathur, TVK nagar, Moolakadai, Sarma nagar|
|536||Pattabiram||Ponneri||Avadi, Ambattut OT,Redhills,Moolakadai|
|M153||CMBT||Pattabiram||Thandarai, Parivakkam, Thirumazhisai, Poonamallee,Karayanchavadi,|
On 4 October 2013, the Tamil Nadu Highways department issued a GO extending the entire stretch of the road till Tirutani to 6 lanes at a cost of 1,680 million, by means of land acquisition from 12 villages. In the first phase, the road will be widened to 100 ft (4 lanes) with center median at a cost of 980 million.
All normal EMU trains bound to Thiruvallur, Arakkonam, Kadambathur, Thiruvalangadu and Tirutani starting from Chennai Central and Chennai Beach halt at Pattabiram. Separate station is for Pattabiram Military Siding also situated North side from Pattabiram Railway station.
Among the major institutions in Pattabiram is an old and famous Hindu college affiliated to the University of Madras. There are also quite a few engineering and arts colleges within the vicinity, including A.M.S College of Engineering, Jaya Engineering College, and Jaya College of Arts and Science.
Schools located in the Pattabiram area include:
- Kalaimagal Matriculation Higher Secondary School
- Thangamani Matriculation Higher Secondary School
- Avadi Municipal Highs School, Kakkanji Nagar
- Vivekananda vidyalaya Nursery and Primary School,Thandurai
- Sri Ramakrishna Matriculation Higher Secondary School,Thandurai
- Chattiram School, Kakkanji Nagar
- Infant Jesus Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Thandurai
- Immanuel Matriculation Higher Secondary School, B.O.D. Road
- Rajamani Nursery School, Vallalar Nagar
- Holy Infant Jesus Matriculation Higher Secondary School
- Good Shepherd Matriculation Higher Secondary School
- Avadi Municipality Govt Higher Secondary School, Chattiram
- Exserviceman Matriculation School
- Govt Higher Secondary School, Thandurai
- Air Force School
- Kendriya Vidyalaya
One of the Pattabiram's major industries is, now defunct, Southern Structural Limited, a factory which produced pressure vessels, steel fabrication, and container-handling cranes. Opened in 1958, the company was owned by Tamil Nadu Govt, with a total of 850 employees.
Pattabiram is served by
- Abhirami 24 hours Hospital.
- Loganathan Hospital.
- Srinivasa Hospital.
- Ezhil Nursing Home, Sastri Nagar
- Grace Hospital.
- Kennedy Hospital.
||Northern Part of Pattabiram||Pattabiram military siding||Avadi|