The proposed skywalk, which will connect with the existing FoB at Tambaram Railway Station, will eliminate conflicts between pedestrians and vehicles and reduce traffic congestion.
The Chennai Beach-Tambaram local train leaving Chennai Beach at 11.05pm, 11.30pm and 11.59 pm was fully cancelled on April 30, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16 and 17.
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Official sources from the State Highways department confirmed that the work will be over by November 2019. The total length of the skywalk-cum-FoB is proposed to be 240 m.
Currently, Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari daily expresses operated in Chennai - Tirunelveli section are overcrowded.
Chennai Beach, Tambaram and Tiruvallur railway stations will soon be equipped with escalators.
After an inordinate delay, an overbridge of 2.5-metre width at Egmore station has been built and was thrown open for the public on Monday.
Commuters rush from one end of the platform to the next, holding the straps of their bags as they jog to the foot over bridge.
Irked by the callousness of officials, residents of Irumbuliyur — a town through which the road passes — halted works on Thursday.