Get Chennai Local Train Timings on Your Android Phones


Tagged as: Chennai Posted By Satheesh Babu

Most of us Chennaites use the local train for our daily commuting to office and for other work purposes. It will be great if we have a handy list that assist us with the train timings from different stations across the city. There is a comprehensive list maintained by the Southern Railways on their site at the below link.,2,325

If you hold an Android phone, there are quite some applications that help us you with the train time table interactively. Of those, Chennai Train TimeTable and Chennai TrainDroid are 2 famous free and quite useful applications which you can use to get the recent train timings, most importantly offline. You can download these 2 applications from Google Play.

Chennai Train TimeTable

Routes covered are,

1) Beach - Velachery

2) Beach - Tambaram

3) Beach/Central - Arakkonam


It is completely offline, so it does not require internet connection.

Todo List for this App:

1) Sunday services for all routes

2) Information for travel between routes.


For Arakkonam route, Beach and Central are available in same list of stations.

Requires Android:

    1.6 and up


Chennai TrainDroid

Chennai TrainDroid(CTD) is a simple,clean and a handy app for MRTS commuters in Chennai. This app covers all the MRTS train routes across the Chennai city limits.

Routes covered by CTD are:

1.Beach <-> Tambaram

2.Beach <-> Velacherry

3.Beach <-> Chengalpattu

4.Beach <-> Sulurupetta

5.Beach <-> Tiruttani

6.Chengalpattu <-> Thirumalpur

How to Use this App?

Select your Route -> Check/Uncheck for Sunday timings ->

Search with From & To stations / Only From stations

And that’s it!

App Highlights:

Return Journey Just a click away – The app has auto update option that fills your return schedule based on your first selection

Enjoy Offline – The app works perfectly in offline mode.

Save it on the go - App can be saved in SD card

Home Station option- Choosing your HOME station is just a onetime activity. Home station will become your favorite bookmark.

All train timings displayed in the app are as on the official website of southern railways

Requires Android:

    2.2 and up

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