Perungudi railway station

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Perungudi
Chennai MRTS station
Perungudi train station.jpg
Perungudi MRTS Station
Coordinates 12°58′31″N 80°13′53″E / 12.975348°N 80.231448°E / 12.975348; 80.231448Coordinates: 12°58′31″N 80°13′53″E / 12.975348°N 80.231448°E / 12.975348; 80.231448
Platforms 2 side platforms (280 m)
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type At Grade
History
Opened 19 November 2007
Services
Preceding station   Chennai MRTS   Following station
Chennai Beach-St.Thomas Mount

Perungudi is a railway station on the Chennai MRTS. It serves the neighbourhood of Perungudi, including localities such as Indira Nagar, Park Avenue and Tansi Nagar.

History[edit]

Perungudi station was opened on 19 November 2007, as part of the second phase of the Chennai MRTS network.

Structure[edit]

The length of the platform is 280 m.[1] The station premises includes 8,080 sq m of open parking area.[2]

A two-wheeler parking lot was created at the station in 2011, where about 150 to 200 two-wheelers and bicycles are parked every day.[3]

Service and connections[edit]

Perungudi station is the sixteenth station on the MRTS line to Velachery. In the return direction from Velachery, it is currently the second station towards Chennai Beach station[4] A 3.4 km-long, 18 m-wide access road to Perungudi station and Taramani station is being constructed along the MRTS line from Velachery to Taramani.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MRTS Phase-II Extension". Development of MRTS in Chennai. CMDA. Retrieved 20 Aug 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. ^ Srikanth, R. (26 June 2011). "Improvement in parking lot pleases commuters". The Hindu. Chennai: The Hindu. Retrieved 9 Dec 2012. 
  4. ^ "Chennai Beach - Velachery - Chennai Beach Week days service" (PDF). Southern Railways. Retrieved 18 Aug 2012. 
  5. ^ R. Srikanth (2 June 2009). "Preliminary work begins on road along MRTS at Perungudi". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "3.4-km-long road to connect MRTS stations in Chennai". The Hindu. 15 December 2013. Retrieved 21 Dec 2013.