Quick Answer: Who Built Chennai Central railway station?

The railway station was built between 1868-72 in central Madras on the edge of George Town. It is a two-storey arcaded Gothic building with a clocktower and was designed by George Hardinge.

When was Chennai Central built?

Chennai Central railway station

Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station Chennai Central
Opened 1873
Rebuilt 1959 (first) 1998 (second)
Electrified 1931
Previous names Madras Central (1873–1996) Chennai Central (1996–2019)

What is the new name of Chennai?

In 1996, the Government of Tamil Nadu officially changed the name from Madras to Chennai.

Is Chennai Central and Chennai Egmore same?

Chennai Egmore is located around 1 KM away from Chennai Central so if you travel at the consistent speed of 50 KM per hour you can reach Chennai Central in 0 hours and 1 minutes. Your Chennai Central travel time may vary due to your bus speed, train speed or depending upon the vehicle you use.

Which zone is Chennai Central?


No. Zone Parliamentary constituency
8 Anna Nagar Chennai Central
9 Teynampet Chennai Central
10 Kodambakkam Chennai south
11 Valasaravakkam Sriperumbudur

Which is the biggest railway station in Tamilnadu?

Tiruchirappalli Junction is the second largest railway station in Tamil Nadu and one of the busiest railway station in India.

Tiruchirappalli Junction railway station.

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Tiruchchirappalli Junction
Location Rockins Road, Tiruchirapalli district. Tamil Nadu. PIN – 620001 India

Is Ennore and Egmore same?

Approximate driving distance between Ennore and Chennai Egmore is 20 kms or 12.4 miles or 10.8 nautical miles .

Origin Ennore
Driving Time 24 minutes

What does egmore mean?

The name Egmore is derived from the Tamil term Ezhambur meaning ‘seven villages’, obviously alluding to the existence of seven small villages that later merged to form a large settlement. Dr S Suresh. Chennai: Egmore is one of the oldest villages in this region.

Which district is egmore?

Egmore is located in district Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

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