Saidapet railway station

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Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
Location Karaneeswarar Koil Street, Suriyammapet, Saidapet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 015, India
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) South and South West lines of Chennai Suburban Railway
Tracks 4
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Parking Available
Other information
Station code SP
Fare zone Southern Railways
Opened Early 1900s
Electrified 15 November 1931[1]
Previous names South Indian Railway

Saidapet railway station is one of the railway station of the Chennai BeachChengelpet section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighbourhoods of Saidapet and Little Mount. It is situated about 12 km from Chennai Beach, and has an elevation of 10 m above sea level.


Saidapet railway station was constructed when the suburban railway service between Madras Beach and Tambaram was opened on 11 May 1931, and the tracks were electrified on 15 November 1931.[1] The section was converted to 25 kV AC traction on 15 January 1967.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Electric Traction - I". Retrieved 17 Nov 2012. 
  2. ^ "IR Electrification Chronology up to 31.03.2004". History of Electrification. Retrieved 17 Nov 2012. 

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