Tambaram Railway Station is managed by Southern Railways
. It is situated at a distance of 6 km from the heart of the town of
. Double meter-gauge line connects it with Chennai Beach Station
. Chennai Express,
, Thanjavur Passenger and Rameshwaram Express are a few that pass through the station. The station is linked with Chennai Beach Station by electrified mainline tracks. Computerized reservation facility available. The Central Bus Station is located close to the railway station.