Chennai metro

◗ Number of lines: 2 (under construction) + 5 proposed
◗ Number of stations: 41
◗ Number of daily passengers: 666,000
◗ Operator: Chennai Metro Rail Limited
◗ Length: 117 km

Chennai Metro project, currently under con­struction, is expected to improve transit access in the city and will be connected to the Chennai MRTS (Mass Rapid Transit System).

Phase I of the project is being developed follow­ing the EPC model. Currently, this phase of the project which is under construction covers 45.1 km along 2 lines.

The line is divided into two corridors:

◗ Corridor 1:
Washermenpet – Broadway (Prakasam Road) – Chennai Central Station – Rippon Building – along Cooum River – Government Estate – Tara­pore Towers – Spencers – Gemini – Anna Salai – Saidapet– Guindy – Chennai Airport

◗ Corridor 2:
Chennai Central – along EVR Periyar Salai – Vep­ery – Kilpauk Medical College – Aminjikarai –
Shenoy Nagar – Annanagar East – Anna Nagar 2nd avenue – Tirumangalam – Koyambedu –
CMBT – along Inner Ring Road – Vadapalani – Ashok Nagar – SIDCO – Alandur – St. Thomas
Mount.

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