May 23, 2009
chennai metro work started
Chennai metro rail project is a prestigious project to be taken by delhi metro rail corporation for chennai city to reduce the traffic congestion and remove approximately 60 lakhs commuters from the road.
According to the Detailed project report submitted by the DMRC, there are two lines planned:
Line 1: Washermanpet - Mannadi - Chennai Fort - Chennai Central - Chennai Egmore - Thousand Lights - Gemini flyover - Teynampet - Nandanam - Saidapet - Little Mount - Guindy - Alandur - Meenambakkam - Chennai International Airport
Length: 23.2km (11km underground)
Line 2: Chennai Fort - Chennai Central - Vepery - Shenoy Nagar - Anna Nagar - Thirumangalam - Arumbakkam - CMBT - Vadapalani - Ashok Nagar - KK Nagar - Guindy Estate - Alandur - St Thomas Mount
Length: 23.3km (9km underground)
Stations will be placed at an average distance of 1.25km on both the lines.