The car parking space of Arignar Anna Alandur Metro Station, which had previously been closed due to renovation and upgradation works, has now been renovated and reopened for the convenience of passengers.
- This newly rebuilt parking area can accommodate 1500 two wheelers and 180 four-wheelers.
- This parking space at the Arignar Anna Alandur Metro Station was opened by Mr. Rajesh Chaturvedi, Director (Systems & Operations), Chennai Metro Rail Limited in the presence of Mr. T. Archunan, Director (Project), Mr. S. Satheesh Prabhu, AGM (RSO), Managers, Tmt. P. Lakshmi (Revenue), Mr. Altaf Hussain (Operations), Senior Officials and Staff of CMRL were present during the occasion.
- 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-1 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 | Images Credit: Chennai Metro