Metro Stations in ChennaiMetropolis city of Chennai is well known for its distinct infrastructure and well placed transport facilities. It is one of the most sprawling metro cities of India witnessing heavy migration throughout the year.
With objective to provide clean, efficient, fast, economical, and suitable mean of transport, Tamil Nadu Government has introduced “Special Purpose Vehicle” for daily commuters in the name of Chennai Metro Rail Ltd with an equal partnership of state and central government.
The first metro rail was flagged off by CM of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa, through video conferencing. It departed at 12:14 PM. Initially, this service has started from Alandur to Koyambedu, the two major localities of Chennai.
People Benefited by Chennai MetroCurrently, CMRL is operating between Koyambedu to Alandur and vice versa. With the maximum speed of 72 kmph, it takes less than 20 minutes to reach its final destination on either side. Hence, it will prove to be convenient way to move within the city for frequent travelers.
Timings of Chennai MetroFirst departure of metro rail from Koyambedu is scheduled at 6.00 AM while from Alandur; it is scheduled at 6.03 AM. Trains are scheduled from both sides daily to provide efficient connectivity for Alandur and Koyambedu along with stations falling in between.
Facilities at Metro Stations in ChennaiThere are many more stations to be developed for metro rail in Chennai. Among these. All stations of metro will be facilitated with modern amenities that will certainly lift the expectation.
Stations are constructed at an elevation or underground. For underground stations, there will be two levels with a proposed mezzanine level at some places.
Main Metro Stations in ChennaiChennai metro rail has double tracked lines for the entire project with average elevation of 12 meters from ground level. Underground, it will run at the depth of 17 meters under the ground.
Chennai Central Metro Station
Meenambakkam Metro station in Chennai
Chennai International Airport Metro station
Guindy Metro Station in Chennai
Ashok Nagar Metro Station
Arumbakkam Metro Station
Vadapalani Metro Station
Ekkattuthangal Metro Station
Washermanpet Metro Station
Nanganallur Road Metro Station
Koyambedu Metro Station