More Than 41,000 Passengers Utilized Chennai Metro’s Feeder Services in August

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CMRL had undertaken an initiative of providing several Last Mile Connectivity measures for the Metro Passengers among which Share auto and Share Taxi Feeder services are plying at selected Metro Rail Stations on a trial basis since 11.08.2018. A total of Seven Metro Stations were identified for Share Auto Feeder service.

The Share Auto Feeder services are running on the designated feeder routes with a flat tariff of Rs.5. Similarly, the Share Taxi Feeder services are planned for select Metro Rail Stations. The Share Taxi Feeder services are covering an area up to 3 Km radius with a flat tariff of Rs.10. A total 41,131 of passengers have utilized the Share Auto and Share Taxi facilities at the metro rail stations in the month of Aug, 2019.

So far, total of 4,86,205 number of passengers have utilized the Share Auto and Share Taxi facilities between 11th Aug 2018 and 31st Aug 2019. The Total number of Passengers utilizing the Share Taxi services and Share Auto services in the month of Aug 2019 at the following metro stations as follows;

SHARE TAXI

  1. Egmore – 202
  2. AG-DMS (1st– 15th Aug ) – 592
  3. Anna Nagar East – 519
  4. Koyambedu – 1257
  5. Alandur – 1124
  6. Vadapalani – 881
  7. Teynampet – 188

Total = 4763

SHARE AUTO

  1. Guindy – 11168
  2. Thirumangalam – 6649
  3. Alandur – 5490
  4. Little Mount – 4952
  5. Ekkatuthangal – 4055
  6. Koyambedu – 2072
  7. St Thomas Mount – 1982

Total = 36368

In addition to the above facilities, CMRL had also tied up with M/s. Bengaluru Mega cabs Private Limited for providing Feeder Services at below mentioned 6 operational Metro Stations from 05-08-2019 through an app based system developed by Ford Mobility. The feeder operation route covers a distance of 6-8 km from each of the stations at a flat rate of Rs. 10/-.

The ticketing collection system for this service is also integrated with Chennai Metro Smart Card system and Chennai Metro Rail mobile app system. The services will be extended to all other metro stations shortly.

  1. Nandhanam – 977
  2. AGDMS (16th–31st Aug ) – 1083
  3. Thousand Lights – 1220
  4. LIC – 477
  5. Government Estate – 856
  6. Chennai Central – 374

Total = 4987


Source: Chennai Metro

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