Ambur railway station

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Ambur Railway Station
LEATHER CITY
Indian Railway Station
File:YES
Location NH 46, Ambur, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
India
Coordinates 12°47′N 78°43′E / 12.78°N 78.72°E / 12.78; 78.72Coordinates: 12°47′N 78°43′E / 12.78°N 78.72°E / 12.78; 78.72
Elevation 330meters
Owned by Indian Railways
Line(s) Chennai Central-Bengaluru City line
Platforms 3
Tracks 4
Connections Auto & Taxi
Construction
Structure type At Grade B
Parking Yes
Other information
Station code AB
Zone(s) Southern Railway
History
Rebuilt Yes
Electrified Yes
Traffic
Passengers 3,000 per day (YES)
Route map
YES
Location
YES

Ambur railway station is located in Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India serves the town of Ambur.[1] This station was declared as model station and classified as Class-B category on the basis of daily earning which is around one lakh.[2] Ambur Town ( Leather City ) has huge number of leather tanneries, shoe factories, shoe showroom, Trade center, schools, colleges and hospitals, etc.

Facilities[edit]

This station has waiting hall, dormitory, retiring rooms, AC and non-AC upper class waiting room and separate waiting rooms for men & women. Canteen, announcement of trains, display of trains arrival & departure in platform, display of coach of arrival & departure of trains in platform, computerised current ticket counter and computerised reservation ticket counter.

Expansion[edit]

Ambur railway station new building foundation was laid in the year 2008 by then Minister of State for Railways R. Velu.[3] In the year 2010, the new railway station building along with extensions of platform 2 & 3 and also with other amenities such as waiting rooms, retiring rooms and dormitory was inaugurated.[4]

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