Indira Nagar railway station

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Indira Nagar
Chennai MRTS station
Coordinates12°59′47″N 80°14′59″E / 12.996456°N 80.249596°E / 12.996456; 80.249596
Platforms2 side platforms (280 m)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeElevated
History
Opened26 January 2004
Services
Preceding station   Chennai MRTS   Following station
Chennai Beach-St.Thomas Mount
Location
Indira Nagar is located in India
Indira Nagar
Indira Nagar
Location within India
Indira Nagar is located in Tamil Nadu
Indira Nagar
Indira Nagar
Indira Nagar (Tamil Nadu)

Indira Nagar is a railway station on the Chennai MRTS. Located opposite the Institute of Chemical Technology on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), it exclusively serves the Chennai MRTS. The station can also be accessed through canal bank road, Indira Nagar.

History[edit]

Indira Nagar station was opened on 26 January 2004, as part of the second phase of the Chennai MRTS network.

Structure[edit]

The elevated station is built on the western banks of Buckingham Canal. The length of the platform is 280 m.[1] The station building consists of 1,350 sq m of parking area in its basement.[2]

Service and connections[edit]

Indira Nagar station is the thirteenth station on the MRTS line to Velachery. In the return direction from Velachery, it is currently the fifth station towards Chennai Beach station[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MRTS Phase-II Extension". Development of MRTS in Chennai. CMDA. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  2. ^ R.Ramanathan. "Presentation on MRTS & Rail facilities in and around Chennai" (PDF). Traffic Transportation and Parking - Session 2. CMDA, Chennai. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Chennai Beach - Velachery - Chennai Beach Week days service" (PDF). Southern Railways. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 September 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2012.