Date of Post: 14 June, 2018
Chennai: The Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) in partnership with the Power Grid Corporation of India will set up electric vehicle (EV) charging facility at 4 metro stations.
The 4 stations are-
- St. Thomas Mount
- Talks are on for procuring e-cars & e-bikes and each station will have 5 such cars & 10 bikes.
- A commuter who wants to use an e-bike or an e-car can charge it at a special charging point at the 4 stations.
- An official said,“We are looking at various options for providing last-mile connectivity for passengers. In this plan, we will get revenue for leasing out our space and talks are on with a firm for supplying e-bikes and e-cars.”
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