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Tiruvottiyur railway station

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Tiruvottiyur
திருவொற்றியூர்
Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
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It is the pathway for west side connectivity from station with board of station name
Tiruvotiyur Railway station
Location Tiruvottiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates

13°9′33″N 80°17′46″E / 13.15917°N 80.29611°E / 13.15917; 80.29611Coordinates: 13°9′33″N 80°17′46″E / 13.15917°N 80.29611°E / 13.15917; 80.29611{{#coordinates:13|9|33|N|80|17|46|E|type:railwaystation_region:IN-TN |primary |name=

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Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) North line of Chennai Suburban Railway
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
Construction
Structure type Standard on-ground station
Parking Not Available
Other information
Station code TVT
Fare zone Southern Railways
History
Electrified 13 April 1979[1]
Previous names South Indian Railway
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 25,000

Tiruvottiyur railway station is one of the railway station of the Chennai CentralGummidipoondi section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighbourhood of Tiruvottiyur, a suburb of Chennai, and is located 9 km north of Chennai Central railway station. It has an elevation of 7 m above sea level.

History

The lines at the station were electrified on 13 April 1979, with the electrification of the Chennai Central–Gummidipoondi section.[1]

Services

Daily regular EMU services are available upto Gummidipoondi, Sullurpeta, Ennore in north and Chennai central in south and rare daily rails are available upto Chennai beach, Tiruvallur, Velachery

Traffic

About 25,000 people uses the station every day.[2]


See also

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References

  1. ^ a b "IR Electrification Chronology up to 31.03.2004". History of Electrification. IRFCA.org. Retrieved 17 Nov 2012. 
  2. ^ Ayyappan, V. (7 May 2013). "Trains late, people backtrack". The Times of India (Paper edition) (Chennai: The Times Group). Retrieved 12 May 2012. 

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