Indian Railways Opens First Auto Hub of India Near Chennai

Walajabad station of Chennai division in Southern Railway is being developed as the first common user Auto Hub on Indian Railways.

Published: 01st March 2016 09:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd March 2016 11:28 PM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways today opened the first auto hub at Walajabad near Chennai to attract transportation of cars from roads to rail. The country’s first rail auto hub was announced in the rail budget by railway minister Suresh Prabhu.

The Walajabad station of the Chennai division of Southern Railway is being developed as the first common user Auto Hub of the Indian Railways. The station is located near the major auto units of Oragadam, Sriperumbudur and Singaperumal Kovil areas which are having the manufacturing facilities of top auto companies Nissan, Hyundai, Ford and Daimler Chrysler.


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