Will be a single-point link for Metro, MRTS, suburban train passengers
This comes after Southern Railway gave in-principle approval to hand over MRTS to Chennai Metro during a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Irai Anbu on May 11.
The construction of the last pillar for the MRTS Phase II extension line from Velachery to St Thomas Mount is likely to begin by the end of this year.
A government official said Chennai Metro could take into consideration the non-tariff revenue from stations.
“Why should the railway bleed? They can hand over MRTS to Chennai Metro and prevent loss,” sources told TNIE.
Finally some good news for the residents of Adambakkam, Madipakkam, Vanuvampet, and Thillai Ganga Nagar.
New bus stands will be constructed in Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur under PPP mode. New urban development authorities will be established in Tiruchy and Salem, he added.
As officials wait for clearance to remove barricades, motorists either take long detours or are forced to violate traffic rules to reach their destination
According to a press release, a meeting of stake holders of Coimbatore Metro Rail project, was held in the collectorate on 1 April.
Women commuters complain poorly-lit MRTS stations turn den for tipplers, anti-socials