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Metro rail launches feeder service between Alandur & DLF IT Park

Priced at Rs 40 per passenger, the tempo service launched on Monday will operate between 6 am to 10 pm on weekdays.

published on : 7th February 2023
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Trams to run alongside cars? CMRL  study to explore Metrolite feasibility

The financial bids for the study were opened by the Chennai Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (CUMTA) on Monday.

published on : 7th February 2023
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CMDA suggests increasing FSI to 6.5 along Chennai Metro, MRTS corridors

Move aimed at intensifying commercial development along transit lines, improve accessibility and mobility for jobs

published on : 29th January 2023
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Metro Water plans to collect pending dues of Rs 635 crore by end of March in Chennai

During this current financial year, the water board aimed to raise Rs 885 crore through tax and charge collections and the pending amount of Rs 560 crore from the previous year.

published on : 29th January 2023
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Chennai MDA mulls green TDR to save waterbodies

A report prepared by consulting firm Cushman and Wakefield, which had undertaken the study for Chennai Metropolitan Area, has suggested three kinds of green TDRs.

published on : 29th January 2023
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Check-in for flights at some Metro stations from March

Trial to be held at stations with more airport-bound passengers

published on : 19th January 2023
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Densely populated Chennai Metro phase-II line gets smooth start

“Currently, two tunnel boring machines are being used. We are planning to use two more machines this month and the remaining three tunnel-boring machines in the stretch by April.

published on : 18th January 2023
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Will ensure temples are not affected by Chennai Metro project: TN govt

Advocate General R Shunmugasundaram made the submission before the first bench of Acting CJ T Raja and Justice D Bharatha Chakravarthy when a PIL petition came up for hearing.

published on : 5th January 2023
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No commercial metro complex coming up on Adyar bus depot: CMRL

 “There is no plan for commercial premises on behalf of Chennai Metro Rail Limited,” said L Girirajan, joint director (public relations) Chennai Metro Rail Limited. 

published on : 30th December 2022
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KEC-VNC JV bags Chennai Metro contract

The stretch, which is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),  involves supply of head hardened rails, turnouts, fastenings and installation of ballastless tracks in 16 Metro station.

published on : 30th December 2022
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CMDA forms panel to prepare new guidelines for the reclassification of land-use in Chennai

The Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act  1971 provides for land use variations.

published on : 27th December 2022
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Sikkarayapuram quarry to supply water to Chennai in the summer

The water is likely to reach the treatment plant before being pumped into Chembarambakkam lake,” the official added.

published on : 21st December 2022
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Hitachi inks Rs 1,620 crore crore deal with CMRL

Under this, an ultra-modern communication-based train control system will allow driverless train operation.

published on : 8th December 2022
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CMDA to develop six acres to fund upkeep of Kilambakkam bus stand

Terminus likely to open next year; CMDA mulls 2 revenue models suggested by consultant.

published on : 6th December 2022
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CUMTA to introduce contactless travel card in city

Chennai Metro has a contactless card and Jayakumar did not rule out making use of it. Chennai Metro has a deposit card which has a closed loop.

published on : 2nd December 2022
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Minjur satellite town to be spread over 111 sq km, include 12 villages

CMDA holds discussion on preparing development plans for satellite towns

published on : 25th November 2022
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CMDA likely to surrender 75 posts, reorganise staff structure

The former chief planner of CMDA Krishna Kumar said there has been a veil of secrecy on the new service regulations.

published on : 24th November 2022
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Alstom inks Rs 946.92 crore deal with CMRL

Alstom was awarded a contract worth Rs 946.92 crore to supply 26 three-car driverless trains by Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) on Thursday.

published on : 18th November 2022
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Alstom bags Rs 798 crore order to manufacture 78 coaches for Chennai Metro 

Alstom has successfully delivered metro trains for Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, and Kochi, and is currently manufacturing for Mumbai Metro Line 3, Agra-Kanpur metro, and Indore-Bhopal projects.

published on : 11th November 2022
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Union Minister Kishan Reddy inspects Vadapalani metro station

The Union Minister accompanied by Chennai Metro Rail managing director MA Siddique also interacted with passengers and enquired about their experiences.

published on : 9th November 2022
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