Chennai Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2020-09-15 23:09:00 Viewer: 2,591 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Chennai

Chennai Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Chennai Metro is a mass rapid transit system  (MRTS) serving the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Project Name: Chennai Metro Rail Project
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Tamilnadu
  • Operator: Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL)
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 20,000 Crore (Phase-I)
  • Total Length: 54.1 km
  • Funding Pattern: Govt. of Tamilnadu and Foreign Institution
  • Completion Target: 2021

Key Figures

Phase-I: Operational – 45.1 km | Under Construction – 9 km | No. of Lines – 02
Phase-II: Future Expansion – 107.59 km

Chennai Metro Phase-I Network

Line 1 (Green): Central - St. Thomas Mount

  • Total Length: 22 km
  • Total Stations: 17 Stations (All Operational)
  • Station Names: Chennai Central, Egmore, Nehru Park, Kilpauk Medical College, Pachaiyappa's College, Shenoy Nagar, Anna Nagar East, Anna Nagar Tower, Thirumangalam, Thirumangalam, CMBT, Arumbakkam, Vadapalani, Ashok Nagar, Ekkattuthangal, Alandur, St. Thomas Mount.

Line 2 (Blue): Washermanpet - Chennai International Airport

  • Total Length: 23.10 km
  • Total Stations: 17 Stations (All operational)
  • Station Names: Washermanpet, Mannadi, High Court, Chennai Central, Government Estate, LIC, Thousand Lights, AG-DMS, Teynampet, Nandanam, Saidapet, Little Mount, Guindy, Alandur, Nanganallur Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai International Airport.

Line 2 Extn: Washermanpet - Wimco Nagar

  • Total Length: 9 km
  • Total Stations: 8 Stations (Under construction)
  • Project Cost: Rs.3,770 crores
  • Station Names: Sir Theagaraya College, Korukkupet, Tondiarpet, Toll Gate, Thangal, Gowri Ashram, Tiruvottiyur, Wimco Nagar.

Chennai Metro Phase-II Network

Line 3: Madhavaram Milk Colony - Sipcot

  • Total Length: 45.81 km
  • Total Stations: 50 Stations
  • Station Names: Madhavaram Milk Colony, Thapalpetti, Murari Hospital, Moolakadai, Sembiyam, Permabur Market, Perambur Metro, Ayanavaram, Otteri, Pattalam, Perambur Barracks Road, Doveton Junction, Purasawalkam High Road, Kellys, KMC, Chetpet Metro, Sterling Road Jn, Nungambakkam, Gemini, Thousand Lights, Royapettah Govt Hospital, Radhakrishnan Salai Jn, Thirumayilai Metro, Mandaiveli, Greenways Road Metro, Adyar Jn, Adayar Depot, Indira Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur Metro, Tharamani Link Road, Nehru Nagar, Kandanchavadi, Perungudi, Thoraipakkam, Mettukuppam, PTC Colony, Okkiyampet, Karapakkam, Okkiyam Thoraipakkam, Shozhinganallur, Sathyabama, St Joseph College, Semmancheri, Gandhi Nagar, Navallur, Siruseri, Sipcot 1 and Sipcot 2

Line 4: Lighthouse - Poonamallee Bus Depot

  • Total Length: 26.1 km
  • Total Stations: 31 Stations
  • Station Names: Light House, Kutchery Road, Thirumayilai Metro, Alwarpet, Bharathidasan Road, Adyar Gate Junction, Nandanam, Natesan Park, Panagal Park, Kodambakkam Sub Urban, Meenakshi College, Power House, Vadapalani, Saligramam, Avichi School, Alwarthirunagar, Valasaravakkam, Karambakkam, Alapakkam, Porur Junction, Chennai Bypass Crossing, Ramachandra Hospital, Iyyapanthangal Bus Depot, Kattupakkam, Kumananchavadi, Karayanchavadi, Mullai Thottam, Poonamalle Bus Terminus, Poonamallee Bypass and Poonamallee Bus Depot

Line 5: Madhavaram - Sholinganallur

  • Total Length: 47 km
  • Total Stations: 46 Stations
  • Station Names: Madhavaram Milk Colony, Venugopal Nagar, Assisi Nagar, Manjambakkam, Velmurugan Nagar, MMBT, Shastri Nagar, Retteri, Kolathur, Srinivasa Nagar, Villivakkam Metro, Villivakkam Bus Terminus, Nadhamuni, Anna Nagar Depot, Tirumangalam, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar, Kaliamman Koil Street, CMBT, Grain Market, Sai Nagar Bus Stop, Elango Nagar Bus Stop, Mugalivakka, DLF IT SEZ, Sathya Nagar, CTC, Butt Road, Alandur, St. Thomas Mount, Adambakkam, Vanuvampet, Puzhuthivakkam, Madipakkam, Kilkattalai, Echangadu, Kovilambakkam, Velakkal, Medavakkam Koot Road, Kamraj Garden Street, Medavakkam Jn, Perumbakkam, Global Hospital, Elcot and Sholinganallur.

Line 6: Airport - Kilambakkam (Airport Line)

  • Total Length: 15.3 km
  • Total Stations: 13 Stations
  • Station Names: Pallavaram, Chrompet, MEPZ, Thiru Vi Ka Nagar, Tambaram, Irumbuliyur, Perungalathur, RMK Nagar, Vandalur, Vandalur Zoo and Kilambakkam

Major Contractors (Phase I)

  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation: Consultant for Detailed Project Report (DPR)
  • Egis Rail SA, France: General Consultancy
  • Soma Enterprise: For the construction of a 4.5 km long viaduct along the Inner Ring Road
  • Larsen and Toubro (L&T): For contraction for elevated viaducts and Koyambedu depot
  • L&T-Alstom JV: For design and construction of track works
  • Johnson-SJEC JV: For supply of lifts and escalators
  • Siemens AG: For the power supply and overhead electrification
  • Alstom: For supply of Rolling Stock
  • Nippon Signal: For Automatic Fare Collection
  • Emirates Trading Agency: For tunnel ventilation
  • Voltas: For Air conditioning




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