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Chennai metro rail opens two stations in phase-1 extension

March 14, 2022 12:55 pm

Tiruvottiyur Theradi and Wimco Nagar Depot stations are the two new stations that opened on Sunday, almost a year after the works began.

To improve last-mile connectivity, Chennai Metro ropes in Uber, Rapido services

March 07, 2022 5:42 pm

According to a CMRL spokesperson, the last mile connectivity measures will provide pick up and drop off zones for Uber autos at five Metro stations in Chennai.

Chennai Metro ridership doubled in 2021 despite lockdowns: CMRL

January 06, 2022 11:55 am

🔴 CMRL said 2,53,03,383 passengers travelled by Metro between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.

Chennai Metro revises train timings due to night curfew and Sunday lockdowns

January 07, 2022 1:38 pm

🔴 On January 9, the train services will remain suspended due to the complete lockdown.

Chennai Metro to issue travel cards through authorised agents

December 24, 2021 1:18 pm

Pradeep Yadav, I.A.S., Managing Director, CMRL said that the step was being taken to insure that travel cards are easily be available to public in all modes thereby enabling a smooth travel experience for them.

CMRL doesn't have jurisdiction to fine maskless travellers: Madras HC

November 12, 2021 6:47 am

The order, made in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, might have been issued in public interest and its intention might have been good.

AIIB approves $356 million loan for Chennai Metro

October 01, 2021 12:09 pm

The project, being implemented by the Chennai Metro Rail Limited, will include the construction of a new corridor from Lighthouse to Poonamalee Bypass as part of Phase 2 of metro construction. 

Chennai: Due to metro work, here are year-long traffic diversions from September 14

September 15, 2021 9:57 am

Chennai traffic diversions: The diversions will be in place due to Phase II works being carried out by Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) on Arcot Road from Kodambakkam Power House to Arcot Road x 80 Feet Road Junction, the Greater Chennai Traffic Police (GCTP) has announced.

Chennai Metro records footfall of over 22.74 lakh passengers in August alone

September 02, 2021 10:42 am

Chennai Metro: Patronage for CMRL saw an increase in footfall with over 22.74 lakh passengers having travelled in August alone compared to over 18.46 lakh in July.

Chennai: Beginning today, Metro trains will run till 11 pm on weekdays

August 23, 2021 9:35 am

Chennai metro timings: Trains will now be operated from 5.30 am to 11 pm from Monday to Saturday, with a headway of 5 minutes during peak hours and a headway of 10 minutes during non-peak hours.