Guindy railway station

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Guindy
Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
Guindy 2006 03 01.jpg
Guindy railway station
Location Anna Salai, Race View Colony, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates 13°0′31″N 80°12′47″E / 13.00861°N 80.21306°E / 13.00861; 80.21306Coordinates: 13°0′31″N 80°12′47″E / 13.00861°N 80.21306°E / 13.00861; 80.21306
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) South and South West lines of Chennai Suburban Railway
Platforms 4
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Parking Available
Other information
Station code GDY
Fare zone Southern Railways
History
Previous names South Indian Railway

Guindy railway station is one of the railway stations of the Chennai BeachChengalpattu section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighbourhood of Guindy, a suburb of Chennai. It is located at about 14 km from Chennai Beach terminus and is situated at NH 45 in Anna Salai, with an elevation of 12 m above sea level.

History[edit]

An express passing through the station

With the completion of track-lying work of the Chennai BeachTambaram section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network in March 1931, which began in 1928, the suburban services were started on 11 May 1931 between Beach and Tambaram, and the tracks were electrified on 15 November 1931, with the first MG EMU services running on 1.5 kV DC.[1] The section was converted to 25 kV AC traction on 15 January 1967.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "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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