Guindy railway station

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Guindy
Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
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Guindy railway station
LocationAnna Salai, Race View Colony, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates13°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 byMinistry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)South and South West lines of Chennai Suburban Railway
Platforms4
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingAvailable
Other information
Station codeGDY
Fare zoneSouthern Railways
History
Previous namesSouth Indian Railway
Location
Guindy is located in Chennai
Guindy
Guindy
Location in Chennai
Guindy is located in Tamil Nadu
Guindy
Guindy
Location in Tamil Nadu
Guindy is located in India
Guindy
Guindy
Location in India

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 November 2012.
  2. ^ "IR Electrification Chronology up to 31.03.2004". History of Electrification. IRFCA.org. Retrieved 17 November 2012.

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