Pazhavanthangal railway station

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Pazhavanthangal railway station is one of the railway station of the Chennai BeachChengelpet section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It serves the neighbourhood of Pazhavanthangal and surrounding areas. It is situated about 18 km (11 mi) from Chennai Beach, and has an elevation of 12 m (39 ft) above sea level.

Pazhavanthangal
Station of Chennai Suburban Railway and Southern Railways
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LocationPazhavanthangal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 114, India
Coordinates12°59′26″N 80°11′17″E / 12.99056°N 80.18806°E / 12.99056; 80.18806
Owned byMinistry of Railways, Indian Railways
Line(s)South and South West lines of Chennai Suburban Railway
Construction
Structure typeStandard on-ground station
ParkingAvailable
Other information
Station codePZA
Fare zoneSouthern Railways
History
OpenedEarly 1900s
Electrified15 November 1931[1]
Previous namesSouth Indian Railway
Location
Pazhavanthangal is located in Chennai
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Location in Chennai
Pazhavanthangal is located in Tamil Nadu
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Location in Tamil Nadu
Pazhavanthangal is located in India
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HistoryEdit

Pazhavanthangal railway station lies on the Madras BeachTambaram suburban section of the Chennai Suburban Railway, which was opened to traffic on 11 May 1931. The tracks were electrified on 15 November 1931.[1] The section was converted to 25 kV AC traction on 15 January 1967.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Electric Traction - I". IRFCA.org. Retrieved 17 November 2012.
  2. ^ "IR Electrification Chronology up to 31.03.2004". History of Electrification. IRFCA.org. Retrieved 17 November 2012.

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