Taramani railway station

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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
Structure type Elevated
Opened 19 November 2007
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.


Taramani 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 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]


  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.