Chronicler and author Sriram V. and his group at Royapuram on Sunday.
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Chronicler and author Sriram V. and his group at Royapuram on Sunday.

Walls tell forgotten tales at Royapuram

A group of 40 heritage lovers discover that history and architecture are seamlessly woven together in this north Chennai neighbourhood » 1 comment
The decision to demolish the station, inaugurated on July 1, 1856, was not only an unwise move, but also illegal, the petition said. Photo: R. Ravindran

Plea in HC to protect Royapuram station

Railways had sought removal of structure from heritage list to pave way for its demolition » 1 comment
A view of the Royapuram Railway Station. Photo: R. Ragu Hidden Histories

Royapuram’s tryst with royalty

Over the past week, I have been able to think of little other than Royapuram station and its probable fate. And in the course of my researches, have found several fascinating nuggets about the pla... »   2 comments

Fate of Royapuram station rests on study

Consultant to determine feasibility of converting building into terminal and retaining it as heritage structure » 2 comments
A sketch of the railway station that appeared in ‘The Illustrated London News’ in 1856. SAVE HERITAGE STATION

The lantern at Royapuram

THE SUNDAY DIARY It may be just a matter of time before the Royapuram station joins the graveyard of other historical buildings » 4 comments
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