The 114-year-old Chennai Egmore railway station is all set for a major revamp with modern infrastructure, landscaping and amenities for ₹450 crore. The project is being executed under the Engineering, Procurement and Construction model and has a completion deadline of 24 months.
The station is catering to about 35 mainline trains, 240 suburban trains and about 2 lakh passengers daily. It serves not only the south but also the north (Hyderabad), east (Howrah) and west (Mumbai) with direct trains. The main entrance to the station is situated on Gandhi-Irwin Road.