Kotturpuram railway station

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Kotturpuram
Chennai MRTS station
Kotturpuram railway station.jpg
Kotturpuram railway station
Coordinates13°00′50″N 80°14′54″E / 13.013804°N 80.248271°E / 13.013804; 80.248271
Platforms2 side platforms (280 m)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeKTPM
History
Opened26 January 2004
Services
Preceding station   Chennai MRTS   Following station
Chennai Beach-St.Thomas Mount
Location
Kotturpuram is located in India
Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram
Location within India
Kotturpuram is located in Tamil Nadu
Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram
Kotturpuram (Tamil Nadu)

Kotturpuram is a railway station on the Chennai MRTS. Situated on the banks of the Buckingham canal, the station is accessible through Ponniamman Koil Road in Kotturpuram.

History[edit]

Kotturpuram 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 eastern banks of Buckingham Canal south of Adyar river. The length of the platform is 280 m.[1] The station building consists of 4,312 sq m of parking area in its basement.[2]

Service and connections[edit]

Kotturpuram station is the eleventh station on the MRTS line to Velachery. In the return direction from Velachery, it is currently the seventh 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.

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