Perungudi railway station

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Chennai MRTS station
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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
Structure type At Grade
Opened 19 November 2007
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.


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


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]


  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 September 2012. Retrieved 18 August 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.