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Alander Metro Station

Alandur Metro Station, also known as Arignar Anna Alandur Metro, is a critical player in Chennai’s public transportation system. This elevated interchange station sits at the intersection of the bustling Blue and Green Lines, allowing seamless transfer between the two corridors. More than just a connection point, Alandur Metro boasts a spacious design with four platforms, ample parking facilities, and plans to transform into a commercial hub. Whether commuting to work, exploring the city, or catching a flight at the nearby Chennai International Airport, Alandur Metro offers a convenient and efficient travel experience.

  • Location: Alandur, Chennai, India (Pincode: 600016)
  • Coordinates: 13.004202°N 80.201471°E
  • Owner/Operator: Chennai Metro Rail Limited
  • Lines: Blue Line, Green Line, Red Line (Inter Corridor Line)


  • Four platforms (2 side platforms, two island platforms)
  • Platform 1: Towards Chennai International Airport (future extension to Kilambakkam)
  • Platform 2: Towards Wimco Nagar Depot
  • Platform 3: Towards St. Thomas Mount
  • Platform 4: Towards M.G.R Chennai Central
  • Platform 5: Towards Sholinganallur (Red Line)
  • Platform 6: Towards Madhavaram Milk Colony (Red Line)

Other Info:

  • Elevated station with double tracks
  • Opened in 2015 (Green Line) and 2016 (Blue Line)
  • Around 10,000 passengers per day (2018 data)
Preceding stationThe following station
Ekkattuthangal towards Chennai CentralSt. Thomas MountTerminus
Butt RoadtowardsSt. Thomas Mounttowards
Guindy towards Wimco Nagar DepotNanganallur Roadtowards Chennai International Airport
St. Thomas Mount towardsNanganallur Roadtowards Kilambakkam
alandur metro station

Station layout

Station Type: Multi-level with two platforms on each level (total four platforms)

Lines Served: Blue Line and Green Line

Platform Level:

  • L2: Blue Line platforms (1 & 2)
  • L3: Green Line platforms (3 & 4)
  • L4: Green Line platforms (5 & 6)

Platform Directions:

  • Platform 1: Southbound towards Chennai International Airport
  • Platform 2: Northbound towards Wimco Nagar Depot
  • Platform 3: Southbound towards St. Thomas Mount
  • Platform 4: Northbound towards Chennai Central
  • Platform 5: Southbound towards Sholinganallur
  • Platform 6: Northbound towards Madhavaram Milk Colony

Other Information:

  • Each platform has doors opening on the left side with disabled access.
  • The station has fare control, a station agent, Metro Card vending machines, and a crossover on the mezzanine level (L1).
  • Ground level (G) has exits and entrances.

Map of Alandur metro station

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