Government Estate metro station

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Government Estate
LocationAnna Salai, Mount Road, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005
India
Coordinates13°04′10″N 80°16′20″E / 13.0695762°N 80.2722682°E / 13.0695762; 80.2722682
Owned byChennai Metro
Operated byChennai Metro Rail Limited
Line(s)
PlatformsIsland platforms Platform-1 → Chennai International Airport metro station
Platform-2 → Washermanpet metro station
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground, Double Track
ParkingNo
Disabled accessYes Handicapped/disabled access
History
Opened10 February 2019 (2019-02-10)
ElectrifiedSingle phase 25 kV, 50 Hz AC through overhead catenary
Services
Preceding station   Chennai Metro   Following station
toward Washermanpet
Blue Line
Location
Government Estate metro station is located in Chennai
Government Estate metro station
Government Estate metro station
Location in Chennai

Government Estate metro station is a Metro railway station on the Blue Line of the Chennai Metro. The station is among the underground stations along corridor I of the Chennai Metro, WashermanpetChennai International Airport stretch. The station serves the neighbourhoods of Chepauk, Triplicane and Chintadripet.

History[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The station is named so because of the presence of the Omandurar Government Estate in the vicinity.

Construction[edit]

The station[edit]

The station was opened for public on 10 February 2019. However, some portions of the construction work remains incomplete on the date of inauguration.[1]

Structure[edit]

Government Estate is underground Metro station situated on Blue Line (Chennai Metro).

Government Estate metro station
அரசினர் தோட்டம்
General information
StatusComplete
TypeMetro station
LocationAnna Salai
Town or cityChennai
CountryIndia
Elevation9.0m
Completed2019 (2019)
Opened10 February 2019 (2019-02-10)
Inaugurated10 February 2019 (2019-02-10)
Design and construction
Main contractorL&T-SUCG JV
Website
http://chennaimetrorail.org/

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/ Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent, Ticket/token, shops
P Southbound Platform 1 → Toward Chennai International Airport metro station
Island platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Northbound Platform 2 Toward ← Washermanpet metro station

Facilities[edit]

List of available ATM at Government Estate metro station are

Connections[edit]

Bus[edit]

Metropolitan Transport Corporation (Chennai) bus routes number 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1J, 2A, 3A, 5C, 6A, 11A, 11G, 18A, 18D, 18E, 18K, 18R, 21, 22B, 26, 26B, 26CUT, 26J, 26M, 26R, 27B, 27BCUT, 27BET, 27E, 32, 38C, 40, 51J, 51P, 52, 52B, 52P, 60, 60A, 60D, 60H, 88A, 118A, 138C, 188, 221, 221H, A1, A51, B18, D51, E18, M21C, M51R, serves the station from nearby Simson bus stand.[2]

Rail[edit]

Chintadripet railway station

Entry/Exit[edit]

Government Estate metro station Entry/exits
Gate No-A1 Gate No-A2 Gate No-A3 Gate No-A4

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Sekar, Sunitha (21 January 2019). "Work on LIC, Thousand Lights Metro stations still on". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.mtcbus.org/

External links[edit]