Tiruvallur railway station

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Tiruvallur
Indian Railways Suburban Railway Logo.svg Indian Railways and Chennai Suburban Railway station
General information
Location Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates 13°6′59″N79°54′52″E / 13.11639°N 79.91444°E / 13.11639; 79.91444
Owned by Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s) West, West North and West South lines of Chennai Suburban Railway
Mumbai–Chennai line
Platforms6
Tracks6
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingAvailable
Other information
Station codeTRL
Fare zone Southern Railways
History
Opened1 July 1856;167 years ago (1856-07-01)
Electrified29 November 1979 [1]
Previous namesSouth Indian Railway
Passengers
2018100,000/day [2]
Location
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Tiruvallur
Location within India
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Tiruvallur
Tiruvallur (Tamil Nadu)

Tiruvallur railway station (station code: TRL [3] ) is an NSG–2 category Indian railway station in Chennai railway division of Southern Railway zone. [3] It is one of the railway stations of the Chennai CentralArakkonam section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It is one of the terminal and oldest stations in the network where some of the suburban trains originate and terminate. It serves the neighbourhood of Tiruvallur, a suburb of Chennai, and is located 41 km west of the Chennai Central railway station. It has an elevation of 47.46 m above sea level.

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History

The lines at the station were electrified on 29 November 1979, with the electrification of the Chennai Central–Tiruvallur section. [1]

Traffic

As of 2018, the station handles about 100,000 passengers a day. [2]

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References

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