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Chennai Central Gets Airport-Style Luxury: New Executive Lounge Offers Comfort & Convenience


A Quick Look at the Dr. MGR Central Railway Station’s New Executive Lounge

Text: A. Elumalai, Public Relations Officer, Chennai Division

The first-ever Executive Lounge is now open at Dr. MGR Central Railway Station for passenger convenience.

Located near Platform No. 6, the Executive Lounge boasts airport-standard facilities under a 5-year contract with M/s. Ten 11 Hospitality, valued at Rs. 17.75 crores. The lounge offers cutting-edge, air-conditioned amenities:

  • Spacious and Comfortable Seating: The Executive Lounge, with a capacity of 180 guests, features 112 single sofas, 10 recliners, 18 single sleeping pods, and 4 double sleeping pods, suitable for solo visitors and families alike.
  • Dining Options: The spacious dining room, with its 34 chairs, offers a cozy spot for guests to enjoy drinks and snacks from the stall. With rotating vegetarian and non-vegetarian buffet choices, it promises a satisfying meal for every traveler.
  • Private Restrooms: The Executive Lounge offers private men’s and women’s restrooms with dedicated showers and changing areas.
  • Luggage Storage: Separate racks have been provided for placing luggage.

Pricing and Amenities:

  • Entry costs Rs. 200/ for a 1-hour stay with complimentary Wi-Fi and tea/coffee.
  • A single sleeping pod is Rs. 840/ for 3 hours, including a water bottle, welcome drink, Wi-Fi, and bedding. Rates change based on chosen amenities/duration and include options with a buffet.

24/7 Retreat:

The new Executive Lounge offers a 24/7 retreat featuring air conditioning, comfortable seating, a travel desk, constant Wi-Fi, and refreshment facilities. This ensures both arriving and departing passengers can rest and recharge comfortably during brief waits at the station.pen_sparktunesharemore_vert

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