Which company constructed Chennai Metro?

Which company constructed Chennai Metro?

L Construction
“L Construction awarded another Significant contract for Chennai Metro Rail Project (CMRL),” L said in a statement.

Does Chennai has underground metro?

The first Underground line between Thirumangalam Metro Station to Nehru Park Metro Station was inaugurated on 14th May, 2017. The Underground stretches – Nehru Park Metro Station to Chennai Central Metro Station and Saidapet Metro Station to AG-DMS metro Station were opened a year later on 25th May, 2018.

Is Chennai Metro Phase 2 underground?

Tendering for this mostly underground phase began in January 2020. Phase 2 is expected to open to the public in phases from 2025 onwards. After phase 2 is built and completed in 2028 (estimated), Chennai’s metro network will become roughly 173 km long.

Is Chennai Metro working?

Chennai Metro Rail Limited Metro Trains will run in 10 mins headway without peak hour throughout the service hours from 05:00hrs to 23:00hrs on 03.05. 2022. First and last train timings from terminal stations for Weekdays and Sunday/Holiday with effect from 17.03. 2022.

Does India have underground trains?

There are several cities in India where the metro system is under construction. As of September 2020, these cities are Agra, Kanpur, Bhopal, Indore, Navi Mumbai, Pune, and Patna. The metro rail has become the most affordable and convenient mode of travel.

When did metro start in Chennai?

The Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu flagged off the first Metro Rail test run at Koyambedu Depot (06-11-2013).

Is Chennai Metro private or Government?

It is a Joint Venture project of Government of India and Government of Tamil Nadu with equal equity holding. The Government of Tamil Nadu have given in principle approval for the two initial corridors on 7-11-2007. The Government of India have approved the Chennai Metro Rail project on 28-1-2009.

Is Indian metro private or Government?

Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MAHA-METRO), is a 50:50 jointly owned company of Government of India and Government of Maharashtra.

How many metro are there in Chennai?


Corridors Elevated Total Stations
C-4 Lighthouse to Poonamallee Bypass 18 30
C-5 Madhavaram to Sholinganallur 41 +1(at Grade) 48
Total Stations 128
Total Project Completion cost INR 63,246 Crores including IDC

Which is first underground metro in India?

The Kolkata Metro
The Kolkata Metro is the first planned and operational rapid transit system in India. It was initially planned in the 1920s, but construction started in the 1970s. The first underground stretch, from Bhawanipore (now Netaji Bhawan) to Esplanade, opened in 1984.

Which city has underground metro in India?

These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru (Namma), Gurugram (Rapid Metro), Mumbai, Jaipur, Chennai, Kochi, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Noida, Ahmedabad, and Nagpur. The metro systems in all these cities of India are not operated by the Indian Railways, except for Kolkata metro, which has its own zone within the Indian Railways.

Is Metro Central Government?

Most of the metro rail projects have been financed by the central government in partnership with the state governments, while some have been funded by the state governments either on their own or with private partnership. Metro rail projects provide high capacity public transit and are capital intensive.

Is Chennai Metro working 24 hours?

Revised metro timings – As part of the new restrictions, Chennai Metro will now operate from 5.30 AM to 9 PM from Monday to Saturday. – Trains will be available every five minutes during peak hours and every 10 minutes during non-peak hours. – The last train will commence at 9 PM instead of 11 PM due to night curfew.

Who is control Chennai Metro train?

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), a joint venture between Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu built and operates the Chennai Metro.

Who is the owner of Chennai Metro Rail?

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), a joint venture between Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu built and operates the Chennai Metro. The system has a mix of underground and elevated stations and uses standard gauge. The services operate daily between 4:30 and 23:00 with a varying frequency of 5 to 14 minutes.

When was the Chennai Metro opened underground?

The underground stretches – Nehru Park metro station to Chennai Central metro station and Saidapet metro station to AG-DMS metro station were opened a year later on 25 May 2018. On 10 February 2019, the underground stretch from AG-DMS to Washermanpet of blue line was opened, completing 45 km phase 1 of the metro.

How many bidders have submitted bids for Chennai Metro line-4 tunneling work?

Besides opening bids for the 26 km Line-4’s GC contract, Chennai Metro Rail Ltd (CMRL) today also opened technical bids for its 10 km underground section’s Packages UG-01 & UG-02 to reveal 6 bidders have submitted a total of 10 bids for its tunneling work.

What is the length of Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I?

The Phase – I of Chennai Metro Rail project covers a length of 45.046 km network and consists of two corridors i.e. Corridor-I – From Washermenpet to Airport (23.085 Km), Corridor -2 – From Chennai Central to St. Thomas Mount (21.961 km). About 55% of the corridors in Phase –I is underground and the remaining elevated.