Photographer's Note

Chennai Egmore (formerly known as Madras Egmore) is a railway station in Egmore, Chennai, India. The station was apparently constructed from 1906 on land purchased from Pulney Andy.

Senjee Pulney Andy (1831 September 1909) also known by name S. Parani Andior S. Parani Andy, was a doctor by profession and, in 1860, became the first Indian to receive a British medical degree. He also conceived and established the National Church of India in Madras in 1886.

The building is built in the Gothic style of architecture with imposing domes and corridors. It is one of the prominent landmarks of the city of Chennai. This station lies between two flyovers separated by a distance of about 925 m. The 300-ft by 70-ft building bigger than London's Charing Cross Station.

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  • Copyright: Ashokan Manickam (Ashokan) (11)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-06-08
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/2.7, 1/1024 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2012-06-27 20:26
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