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"Traffic Traffic in the city..." Chennai (Madras) Transportation Tip by chanakya

Chennai (Madras) Transportation: 39 reviews and 31 photos


Traffic in the city has, of late, turned unruly. So, if you are motoring down the streets, don't be surprised if pedestrians dart across without warning or motorists overtake from the wrong side.
Public Transport ( buses )
If you are looking at economical public transport, the In-city Bus service and the suburban Trains will prove ideal. But here again, this is only as long as you avoid the morning and evening rush hours.

Be warned - autorickshaw drivers here will demand more than the metered rate without batting an eyelid. At all times enter the autorickshaw only after you and the driver are in agreement as to what the fare should be (metered rate, a fixed sum or metered rate plus a few rupees extra). As much as possible, it is always better to hail a moving and vacant autorickshaw, than to try and pick one from a stand.

Type: Train

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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