Taramani railway station

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Taramani
Chennai MRTS station
Tharamani MRTS 11 09.JPG
MRTS station at Tharamani
Coordinates 12°58′43″N 80°14′27″E / 12.978678°N 80.240927°E / 12.978678; 80.240927Coordinates: 12°58′43″N 80°14′27″E / 12.978678°N 80.240927°E / 12.978678; 80.240927
Platforms 2 side platforms (280 m)
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated
History
Opened 19 November 2007
Services
Preceding station   Chennai MRTS   Following station
Chennai Beach-St.Thomas Mount

Taramani is a railway station on the Chennai MRTS in Chennai, India. Located off MGR Main Road in Taramani, it exclusively serves the Chennai MRTS.

History[edit]

Taramani 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 9,080 sq m of open parking area.[2]

Service and connections[edit]

Taramani station is the fifteenth station on the MRTS line to Velachery. In the return direction from Velachery, it is currently the third station towards Chennai Beach station[3] 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.[4][5]

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. ^ "Chennai Beach - Velachery - Chennai Beach Week days service" (PDF). Southern Railways. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 September 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  4. ^ R. Srikanth (2 June 2009). "Preliminary work begins on road along MRTS at Perungudi". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "3.4-km-long road to connect MRTS stations in Chennai". The Hindu. 15 December 2013. Retrieved 21 Dec 2013.