Chennai Central becomes India’s first ‘silent’ railway station

Published: 27th February 2023 07:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th February 2023 07:08 PM  

The 150-year-old Dr MGR Ramachandran Central railway station in Chennai went silent on Sunday, making it the first in India to do so, as it bid adieu to the public announcement system that has guided passengers to their trains for decades. Taking a cue from airports, the station is trading the omnipresent ‘voice’ for more inquiry booths and visual display boards.

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