Chennai Central Railway Station name change

Written by Uma Shanti on Tuesday April 9, 2019

Chennai Central station’s name change is now official PM Modi had announced the renaming to Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MG Ramachandran Central Railway Station at a public meeting.

The Central Home Ministry has informed the Tamil Nadu government that there is no restriction on the MGR name for the Central Railway Station. 

The MG Ramachandran Central Railway Station, named after the Tamil Nadu Gazette, was named. 

Chennai Central station’s name change is now official PM Modi had announced the renaming to Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MG Ramachandran Central Railway Station at a public meeting.

Though the station’s name does not have the mention of the city’s name ‘Chennai’, tickets are being printed with ‘MGR Chennai CTR’. This will lead to chaos among the illiterate and first-time visitors to the city, pointed out rail passengers.

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