Veppampattu

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Veppampattu Railway Station
town panchayat
Veppampattu Railway Station is located in Tamil Nadu
Veppampattu Railway Station
Veppampattu Railway Station
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 13°07′29″N 79°59′50″E / 13.124834°N 79.997152°E / 13.124834; 79.997152Coordinates: 13°07′29″N 79°59′50″E / 13.124834°N 79.997152°E / 13.124834; 79.997152
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTiruvallur
MetroChennai City
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
602024
Vehicle registrationTN 12
Nearest cityChennai
Lok Sabha constituencyTiruvallur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyPoonamallee

Veppampattu (Tamil: வேப்பம்பட்டு)Railway station (or Veppampet) is a suburb of Chennai and rapid growing village under the Village Panchayats[1] in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu between Chennai and Arakkonam on the Chennai - Arakkonam railway line. It is fast-growing with a number of schools and colleges. Electric trains and NH 205 road provide transportation to Chennai. Veppampatu can be approached by both train and bus. Bus stop is very nearby railway station.

Veppampattu can be approached by Lucas-Thiruvallur High Road or Poonamalle High Road. Educational institutions and engineering colleges contribute to the development of Veppampattu. The next railway station is Thirunindravur, site of Engg College, Sriram Educational institutions. Veppampattu is located near Sriperambatur where an international airport is planned. Other plans include a bypass road from Tiruavallur to Avadi, with a proposal for an overbridge. And expecting this overbridge will be completed by 13 April.

The neighbourhood is served by the Veppampattu railway station of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Veppampattu had a population of 20,456. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Veppampattu has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average, male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 65%.

Banks[edit]

Veppampattu has banks with the following.

Bank Name Public/Private MICR Code IFSC Code ATM Centre
Indian Overseas Bank Public 600020218 IOBA0002772 [2] Yes
Indian Bank Public 600019236 IDIB000V111 Yes
City Union Bank Private 607054204 CIUB0000062 Yes

Buses[edit]

Veppampattu is well connected by road and rail. National Highroad 205 connecting Chennai and Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh.

MTC Services connecting Veppampattu:

Route Number Start End Via
M54V Poonamallee Veppampattu Rly.St Nenmam, Thirumazhisai
54V T Nagar Veppampattu Rly.St Saidapet, Guindy, Porur, Iyyappanthangal, Poonamallee
77V CMBT Veppampattu Eswaran Nagar Bus Stand Pattabiram, Avadi, Ambattur Industrial Estate, Mogappair Golden Flats
M77V(Extn) CMBT Koyembakkam Pattabiram, Avadi, Ambattur Industrial Estate, Mogappair Golden Flats
71V Broadway Veppampattu Eswaran Nagar Bus Stand Central Railway Station, Tailors Road, New Avadi road, Avadi, Pattabiram
70P CMBT Veppampattu Eswaran Nagar Bus Stand Pattabiram, Avadi, Ambattur Industrial Estate, Padi, CMBT
40A Ext Anna Square Veppampattu Eswaran Nagar Bus Stand Pattabiram, Avadi, Ambattur Industrial Estate, Aminjikarai, Triplicane
571 Tiruvallur Broadway Veppampattu, Pattabiram, Avadi, Tailors Road, Central Railway Station
572 Tiruvallur Ambattur Industrial Estate Veppampattu, Pattabiram, Avadi
572K Ambattur Industrial Estate Keelanur Veppampattu, Pattabiram, Avadi

Trains[edit]

Some fast and normal EMU trains bound to Thiruvallur, Kadambathur, Thiruvalangadu, Arakkonam Junction and Tiruttani starting from Chennai Central and Chennai Beach Velachery [3]halt at Veppampattu. Train timings between Chennai Central and Tirutani http://www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in/uploads/files/1345107817375-MASMSB-TRT%20%20up.pdf

Education institution's[edit]

Sriram Engineering College

Sriram College of Arts and Science

Sriram Polytechnic college

Sriram Vidya mandir matriculation school

Sriram Vidya mandir (CBSE) School

Sri Aravindar Matriculation School

Raja National Matriculation Higher Secondary School

Carmel Public School

Gnana Banu Matriculation School

Government Higher Secondary School

Bhajarang Engineering College

Sri Gomathi Vidyala. Sri Mahalakashmi Vidyalaya Metriculation School

Nearby town[edit]

  • Perumalpattu, a village about 2 km from Veppampattu in South bound, is known for lush green scenery and comparatively untouched flora.
  • Sevvaipettai Village, is about 2 km from Veppampattu in West bound, the population of the village increased highly in the last decade due to migration from other nearby villages as a result of the Housing Boarding scheme and it has oldest Government High School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Village Panchayats in Tamil Nadu" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Indian Overseas Bank Veppampattu IFSC Code". Retrieved 2015-06-25.
  3. ^ https://erail.in/trains-between-stations/veppampattu-VEU/velachery-VLCY