Chennai Metro Update: CMRS to conduct final inspection on AG-DMS to Washermanpet stretch soon

Chennai Metro Update: CMRS to conduct final inspection on AG-DMS to Washermanpet stretch soon

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Date of post: 17 Jan, 2019

Chennai: The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) will conduct final inspection between AG-DMS and Washermanpet stretch of Chennai Metro’s phase-1 project soon. The final safety inspection by the CMRS on this stretch will be held on 19 and 20 January.

More Information:

  • This inspection is mandatory and only after the final clearance, operations can begin on this stretch.
  • During the inspection, the CMRS will inspect various parts of the stations, the facilities available for passengers.
  • The CMRS will also look at the working of systems including signalling & telecommunications, alignment of track and tunnels connecting the stations.
  • Work on Chennai Metro Rail project has been going on for the last 6 years and AG-DMS to Washermanpet stretch will bring the project to an end.
  • This stretch between AG-DMS and Washermanpet will be fully underground.
  • Stations will have on this stretch include – LIC, Thousand Lights, Government Estate, Mannady, Madras High Court and Washermanpet.
  • When this stretch becomes operational, about 35 trains will run at a frequency of 5 minutes across the 45 kilometer network.
  • This stretch will give commuters an opportunity to travel from Washermanpet all the way to Chennai airport directly via Little Mount.

To know more about recent developments of Chennai Metro-

24 Dec, 2018: JICA to offer loan assistance of Rs 20,196 crore for phase-2 of Chennai Metro Rail project

22 Dec, 2018: Japan to lend 75.5 billion yen for Chennai Metro’s phase-2 project

19 Dec, 2018: Chennai Metro Update: Metro services between AG DMS and Washermenpet to start by January-end 2019


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