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Annanur railway station

Tracks  4
Platforms in use  2
Parking  Available
Annanur railway station
Location  Annanur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Owned by  Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)  West, West North and West South lines of Chennai Suburban Railway
Structure type  Standard on-ground station
Address  Siva Sakthi Flats, Station Rd Jyothi Nagar, state border Union terriry Chennai, Cholambedu Rd, Krishnapuram, T Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600109
Owners  Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Similar  Thirumullaivoyal railway station, Pattaravakkam railway station, Puttlur railway station, Hindu College railway st, Korattur railway station

Annanur railway station is one of the railway station of the Chennai Central–Arakkonam section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. Located about 18 km from Chennai Central railway station, the station serves the neighbourhood of Annanur a suburb of Chennai located west of the city centre. It has an elevation of 24.28 m above sea level. The station also has an EMU car shed complex located on the southern side.

History

The first lines in the station were electrified on 29 November 1979, with the electrification of the Chennai Central–Tiruvallur section. Additional lines at the station were electrified on 2 October 1986, with the electrification of the Villivakkam–Avadi section.

Layout

The station has four tracks and two platforms—a side platform and an island platform. The island platform houses the ticket counter. Unlike most other suburban stations on the network, the station lack several basic passenger amenities such as footbridge for pedestrian and macadamised road leading to the neighbourhoods.

Traffic

As of 2016, the railway station serves around 20,000 passengers every day.

References

Annanur railway station Wikipedia


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