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Thirumayilai MRTS station also known as Mylapore MRTS station is a railway station on the Chennai MRTS Line. It was started in 1997 which marked the completion of Phase I of the Chennai MRTS project.[1] The station is located on the bank of Buckingham Canal, accessible from Ramakrishna Mutt road near Luz Corner. The Station building also comprises the Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) office and Southern Railway's Computerized Ticket Reservation Centre.[2] The Station building consists of 1050 sq.m of parking area in its basement.[3]

Thirumayilai
Chennai MRTS Station
Tirumailai MRTS station Chennai (Madras).jpg
Thirumayilai MRTS station
Coordinates13°02′06″N 80°16′02″E / 13.035047°N 80.267181°E / 13.035047; 80.267181
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeElevated
History
Opened19 October 1997
Traffic
Passengers (2009-10)3,235 per day (average)
Services
Preceding station   Chennai MRTS   Following station
Chennai Beach-St.Thomas Mount
Location
Thirumayilai is located in India
Thirumayilai
Thirumayilai
Location within India
Thirumayilai is located in Tamil Nadu
Thirumayilai
Thirumayilai
Thirumayilai (Tamil Nadu)

The station is about 13.540 metres from mean sea level.

DevelopmentsEdit

In September 2013, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) invited tenders for setting up a food plaza in the station, along with two other stations, namely, Thiruvanmiyur and Velachery.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ajai Sreevatsan (31 October 2011). "EVOLUTION OF CHENNAI'S PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM" (PDF). The Hindu. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  2. ^ Shashank Venugopal (4 June 2011). "Mylapore MRTS station dirty". Mylapore Times. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  3. ^ R.Ramanathan. "Presentation on MRTS & Rail facilities in and around Chennai" (PDF). Traffic Transportation and Parking - Session 2. CMDA, Chennai. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  4. ^ Narayanan, Vivek (28 September 2013). "Missed a meal? Grab a bite at MRTS station in Chennai". The Hindu. Chennai: The Hindu. Retrieved 18 April 2014.