Chennai: CMRL (Chennai Metro Rail Ltd.) broke through the earth at DMS on Anna Salai on Monday, completing the tunnelling work for the first phase of the project. The TBM has been drilling from the Government Estate side to reach AG-DMS. The line is expected to be opened for the public before the end of 2018.
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This was one of the last two tunnels that was under construction under the arterial Anna Salai this year.
It will connect a 4.1km stretch from May Day Park to AG-DMS.
The other tunnel was completed on October 18.
While tunnelling is complete, work at five stations will continue.