Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran central metro station now has two more escalators from the concourse to platforms 1 and 2 to meet the increased passenger demand.
- Two more escalators from the Concourse to Platforms 1 and 2 have been installed and are now open for passenger service.
- A total of 41 additional escalators will be installed at various Metro Stations, with preliminary work already underway to ensure seamless passenger movement.
Mother’s Feeding Room:
- Feeding room has been created at Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G.Ramachandran Central Metro Station for the comfort and privacy of mothers with new-born infants. Soon, the facility will be provided to a few more 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: Chennai Metro- Press Release | Images Credit: Chennai Metro