Chennai Central Railway Station, erstwhile Madras Central, is the main railway terminus in the city of Chennai, formerly known as Madras. Chennai Central Railway Station code is MAS. The 142-year-old building of the railway station, one of the most prominent landmarks of Chennai, was designed by architect George Harding. Along with Chennai Beach, the station is also a main hub for the Chennai Suburban Railway system. About 350,000 passengers use the terminus every day. Total 269 passenger trains Start/End/PassThrough Chennai Central. Total 644 Stations are directly connected to Chennai Central via these 269 passenger trains.
Chennai Central railway station address : Kannappar Thidal, Periyamet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003.
Chennai Central railway station facilities : The station has bookshops, restaurants, accommodation facilities, Internet browsing centres, and a shopping mall. The main waiting hall can hold up to 1,000 people. There are passenger operated enquiry terminals and seven touch-screen PNR status machines in the station. In November 2012, a public interest writ petition was filed in the Madras High Court citing the lack of a full-fledged emergency medical care centre at the terminus.