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Pics @ Chennai Egmore Railway Station

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Sometimes we miss the extraordinary sights in the locations we visit frequently. One such location is the second major railway station of Chennai: Egmore/எழும்பூர் Railway Station. This gem of a structure with a high dome was constructed by the British and was initially opened to the public in 1908. 

Although the Chennai Central is the main rail terminus and junction for the city, a considerable number of trains, especially to South/Central Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Hyderabad and even Mumbai start from here. This station has two entrances – one from the Gandhi Irwin Road and another from the Poonamalle High Road side, constructed recently. The Beach – Tambaram Electric Trains runs through this station and stops here.

Recently, when I came back from Thirukkadaiyur/Poompuhar/Mayiladuthurai, I stopped to wonder at the excellent building housing the railway station and decided to click a few pics in the night, before going to the nearby bike parking. Here they are:

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Destination Infinity

Photo credit: By Destination8infinity (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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