- The two Entrances (E2 & E3) that are enabled for passengers to meet passengers demand are equipped with amenities like lift & escalators to improve the overall passenger experience.
- In continuation, additional covered parking facilities with a capacity to park 200 Numbers 2-Wheelers are also enabled at E3 entrance.
- CMRL’s aim is to create a welcoming and comfortable environment that exceeds the expectations of passengers and encourages more people to utilise these additional services at metro stations.
- The Chennai Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), a joint venture between Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu, operates the Chennai Metro. It is the third longest metro system in India after Delhi Metro and Hyderabad metro.
- 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 (Blue Line) – From Washermenpet to Airport (23.085 Km), Corridor -2 (Green Line) – From Chennai Central to St. Thomas Mount (21.961 km).
- About 55% of the corridors in Phase-I are underground and the remaining elevated. Out of 32 nos of stations 13 nos are elevated stations and the remaining 19 nos are underground stations.
- Inter corridor interchange stations are available at Alandur (Elevated) station and Chennai Central (Underground) station respectively. The system commenced service in 2015 after partially opening the first phase of the project.
Source: CMRL- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): Pixabay