Phase-2 of Chennai Metro to be operational by 2026

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Chennai: The phase-2 project of Chennai Metro spanning 119 km will be operational by 2026. Tenders will be called for phase-2 of Chennai Metro Rail by June or July, according to officials. The construction work should begin by early next year.

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  • Since the election code of conduct will be in place soon and continue till the elections are over, the tendering process can take place only after that.
  • Once the tendering process is over, it may be early January and a month or two later, the construction will begin.
  • An official said, it will take around 6 years to finish the work and start operations.
  • Meanwhile, the detailed design consultants have started work on some stretches.
  • The phase-2 of Chennai Metro Rail is estimated to cost Rs 69,000 crore.
  • Already, a loan agreement with the JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) is in place.
  • Also, the CMRL has an in-principle approval from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank, and other institutions.

Rail Analysis insights: Once the tendering process is over, it may be early January and a month or two later, the construction will begin. It may be early January and a month or two later, the construction will begin.

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