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MAS - Chennai Central Railway Station

Station Details
Station CodeMAS
Type of StationTerminus
AddressKannappar Thidal, Periyamet, Station Rd, Kannappar Thidal, Periyamet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003, India
Number of platforms12
Elevation8Meters Above The Sea Level
Airport NearbyChennai Meenambakkam Airport/MAA

Chennai Central Railway Station Is Located In The City Of Chennai. Chennai Central, erstwhile Madras Central, is the main railway terminus in the city of Chennai, formerly known as Madras. It lies adjacent to the current headquarters of the Southern Railway, as well as the Ripon Building, and is one of the most important railway hubs in South India. The other major railway hub stations in the city are Chennai Egmore and Tambaram. Chennai Central connects the city to New Delhi and prominent cities of India such as Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Varanasi, Thiruvananthapuram, Visakhapatnam and so forth. The 142-year-old building of the railway station, one of the most prominent landmarks of Chennai, was designed by architect George Harding. Along with Chennai Beach, the station is also a main hub for the Chennai Suburban Railway system. Chennai Central serves as a symbolic landmark for people in South India as this station served as the main gateway for all people who travelled to South India during the British times. About 350,000 passengers use the terminus every day. Chennai Egmore, Coimbatore Junction and Chennai Central are the most profitable stations of Southern Railways. As per a report published in 2007 by the Indian Railways, Chennai Central and Secunderabad were awarded 183 points out of a maximum of 300 for cleanliness, the highest in the country. Total 269 passenger trains Start/End/PassThrough Chennai Central. Total 644 Stations are directly connected to Chennai Central via these 269 passenger trains.

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Nearby Stations
Station Code Station Name Distance
MCPT Chintadaripet 1 Km
MSF Chennai Fort 1 Km
MS Chennai Egmore 2 Km
MSB Chennai Beach Jn 2 Km
MCPK Chepauk 2 Km
MTCN Tiruvallikeni 2 Km
BBQ Basin Bridge Jn 2 Km
RPM Royapuram 3 Km
WST Washermanpet 3 Km
VPY Vyasarpadi 4 Km
Trains Starting From This Station:
Train No Train Name Destination
6041 ERS-MYS SPL Coimbatore Jn
6033 MS-ERS SPL Eranakulam Jn
56001 MAS-AJJ PASSENGER Arakkonam
16089 MAS-TPT YELAGIRI EXPRES Jolarpettai Jn
22205 MAS-MDU DURANTO EXP Madurai Jn
12269 MAS-NZM DURANTO EXP H Nizamuddin
12611 MAS-NZM GARIB RATH EXP H Nizamuddin
12077 MAS-BZA JAN SHATABDI EXP Vijayawada Jn
12243 MAS-CBE SHATABDIEXP Coimbatore Jn
12027 MAS-SBC SHATABDI EXP Ksr Bengaluru
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