Chennai Central Railway Station, Chennai (Madras)

See almost century and a half old building, Chennai Central Railway Station, a railway station serving as the main hub of South India transportation and one of the most renowned landmarks of Chennai. Designed by George Harding and built in the Gothic Revival style, the station contains four platforms and a capacity for 12 coach trains. Explore the complex with its many bookshops, restaurants, and accommodation facilities with 350,000 passengers using the terminus daily. Enjoy the commodities of Wi-Fi, AC resting rooms, and parking areas, with police and first aid available. There are no staircases which eases movement through the complex. Plan to visit Chennai Central Railway Station during your Chennai (Madras) vacation using our convenient Chennai (Madras) route planning app .
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  • One of the oldest city and landmark place. People landing to chennai can never miss the red building. Lovely entrance and one of the oldest building built during Mugalai days  more »
  • Chenni central railway station is very huge and the lot of trains are roaming here and there and passenger count is huge  more »
  • An early departure on any rail transportin India, more than a little daunting. Heading to Bangaluru, I found the lack of signs/directions unhelpful and without a Hindi guide it would have been almost ...  more »
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  • It's a mid size car paining area around 50-70 car can be parked, parking for a hour the charges are fine. If planning to park your vehicle for a couple of days then it's going to cost you more. So be prepared for that...
  • Great parking place. Easily accessible but fare is too high
  • Heavily mismanaged parking system. If you are availing can services, you are better off to go to the main road as the traffic causes costs you severe delays in making the cab get in and get out.
  • Parking is good also premium parking is available for new and high end model cars.
  • Parking facilities have to be improved ! Good old building which saves the old age architecture​ of Madras !!

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