CMRL Plans To Introduce Driverless Trains In Chennai Metro Rail Phase-II

Chennai: CMRL (Chennai Metro Rail Limited) plans to introduce driverless trains along the lines that will be built under phase 2. The trains will operate completely on automatic mode while personnel from the OCC (operations control centre) monitor overall operations. The ministry of housing & urban affairs was in the…

Chennai Metro Update: CMRL Completes Tunneling Work To Connect North Chennai With Rest Of The City

Date of Post: 01 Nov, 2017 Chennai: CMRL (Chennai Metro Rail Limited) on Tuesday completed tunnelling work to connect North Chennai with the rest of the city. Engineers of Afcons Infrastructure achieved breakthrough by completing boring work for the second of the two tunnels. A TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine) drilled…

State Government Will Sign Agreement With JICA For Second Phase Of Chennai Metro Rail Project By March 2018

Date of Post: 20 Oct, 2017 Chennai: The State government may sign an agreement with JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) for implementing the Rs 85,000 crore (approx US$ 13,077 Million) phase-2 of Chennai Metro Rail project by March-April next year. S Krishnan, Principal Secretary, Planning, Development & Special Initiatives said,…

Chennai Metro Update: Tunnelling Work Of Metro Rail Project Along Anna Salai To Be Completed Soon

Date of Post: 16 Oct, 2017 Chennai: Tunnelling work of Metro Rail project along Anna Salai is nearing completion. Of the two TBMs (Tunnel Boring Machines) that were deployed from the Government Estate, one will reach the final destination AG-DMS in a few days, according to officials of the Chennai…

Chennai Metro Rail Completes Underground Tunneling Works 5 Months Ahead Of Schedule

Date of Post: 25 Sep, 2017 Chennai: Chennai Metro Rail has completed one of the underground tunneling works as part of phase-1 extension in North Chennai corridor 5 months ahead of the schedule. Arvind Kumar Rai, Chief General Manager (Underground), CMRL (Chennai Metro Rail Ltd) said,“The tunneling work started in…
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