Chennai Metro update: Covid-19 awareness drive to be conducted at New Washermanpet, Tollgate and Wimco Nagar Metro Stations

As part of creating safety awareness to the general public and passengers travelling in the Metro Train, it has been planned to conduct Covid-19 related awareness drives in the Metro Stations and Metro Trains.

In this connection, CMRL in association with Nimirvu Kalaiyagam will be conducting three performances namely:

  • Parai Performance at New Washermanpet Metro Station (Street Level) from 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm on 26.02.2020 (Friday).
  • Parai Performance at Tollgate Metro Station (Street Level) from 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm on 27.02.2020 (Saturday).
  • Parai Performance at Wimco Nagar Metro Station (Street Level) from 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm on 28.02.2020 (Sunday).

Recent Achievement:

Meanwhile , after the inauguration of Phase-I Extension from Vtlashennanpet to Wimeo Nagar 80,152 passengers have travelled in Chennai Metro Train on 15.02.2021. 

A total of 9,972 passengers have travelled in the Phase-I Extension on 15.02.2021.

Station Name  Passenger Flow 
Wimco Nagar Metro 1727 
Thiruvottiyur Metro  1544
Kaladipet Metro  1645
Tollgate Metro 1276 
New Washermenpet Metro 1466 
Tondiarpet Metro  854
Thiyagaraya College Metro  1460 
Total  9972 

The following metro stations have the highest number of commuters are travelled: 

Corridor-1 Blue Line:

Station Name  Passenger Flow
Airport Metro 4791
High Court Metro 3806 
Guindy Metro 3140 
Thousand Lights Metro 2647 
Government Estate Metro 2620
Washermanpet Metro 2578 
Meenambakkam Metro 2425
LIC Metro  2023 

Corridor-2 Green Line:

Station Name Passenger Flow
Central Metro 7562 
Thirumangalam Metro  4320
Koyambedu Metro  3339
Alandur Metro  3249 
CMBT Metro  2980
Vadapalani Metro  2514 
Ashok Nagar Metro  1878
Egmore Metro  1836 

Source: CMRL-Press Release | Image Credit (representational): CMRL

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