Chennai Metro Rail authorities are in the process of making the stretch between Tirumangalam and Nehru Park, Egmore, operational by October.
Alstom said it would despatch the first train for the Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL), manufactured in Sao Paulo, Brazil by June 2013. A team from the Chennai Metro Rail led by L Narsim Prasad, Director (RS, S&T and Electrical) and Umesh Rai inspected the
The Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) proposes to introduce airport check-in facility at its Chennai Central station. An official with CMRL said that flyers who wish to take the Metro to reach the airport can opt to complete check-in procedures and collect the boarding pass at Chennai Central metro station itself.
The Chennai Metro Rail service may commence operÂation between the Koyambedu-St Thomas Mount stretch by March-end or early April 2014. By the end of November 2013, Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) plans to test run a full-length four-car metro train with a functional signal system. By late August or early September, CMRL plans to put on trial the front car comprising the engine on the elevated corridor.
How will upcoming metro rail systems respond to how an integrated system to ensure the cityâ€™s traffic and architecture is preserved or enhanced?Metro systems at present are being treÂated stanÂdaÂlone and not as cogs in a mobiÂlity wheel for a city. Cities are not able to integrate the transport serÂvices in the city because their is no single authority to manage all aspects of urban transport.