Rs 17,500 crore to set up metro rail in Kovai, Madurai
The state government announced it would establish metro rail in Coimbatore and Madurai at a cost of Rs 17,500 crore.
Chennai Metro to install 41 additional escalators
Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CRML) will install 41 additional escalators at select Stations and preparatory work is in progress to facilitate smooth movement for passengers.
Erratic water supply irks Nesapakkam residents
With mercury levels soaring, life has been more taxing for residents of Nesapakkam over the past few weeks without a regular metro water supply in the area.
Tamil Nadu may eye vertical growth, revise land pooling scheme
The LPADS scheme will come to the rescue of the government as it finds land acquisition under the new law is way too expensive.
Bridge to link Madhavaram bus terminus and metro station
According to sources, nearly 19 metro stations will be connected to either bus terminals or suburban stations or bus stands as part of multimodal integration.
CMRL Madhavaram depot to be ready next year
The Chennai Metro Rail’s Madhavaram depot, being built at a cost of Rs 284.51 crore, is expected to be completed by the end of 2024.
Man falls into open manhole in Madipakkam, dies
Madipakkam is part of corridor-5 and it will connect Madhavaram Milk Colony to Sholinganallur.
Chennai city’s new transport roadmap to be funded by World Bank
The clearance from DEA comes after CUMTA selected Systra as a consultant last week for revising the Comprehensive Mobility Plan for CMA.
More time for CMRL contractor: HC bins order
‘Tribunal made grave error in passing awards in favour of firm involved in constructing two metro line stretches’
CMRL gets temporary relief from granting extension of time to contractor in Chennai
The single judge had overturned two awards of the arbitration tribunal which ruled in favour of Transtonnelstroy-Afcon in giving them the relief for extension of time (EOT) for construction work.
Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority to rationalise staff strength, surrender 161 posts
Official sources defended the move saying rationalisation has been done only to surrender non-technical posts. “We will be filling all vacant posts.
Chennai Metro tunnelling work commences on Greenways Road- Adyar
The underground tunnel package is to be constructed in approximately 52 months by using eight tunnel boring machines working simultaneously in various stretches.
Plans on to commercialise 18 MRTS stations in Chennai
CUMTA special officer I Jayakumar told TNIE, apart from preparing a feasibility report the consultant would also prepare a detailed project report on two stations.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Check-in for flights at some Metro stations from March
Trial to be held at stations with more airport-bound passengers
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.
AAI gives target to airports to achieve 100% use of Green Energy by 2024
Loss of seniority of candidates recommended earlier 'matter of grave concern': SC Collegium
Former Karnataka CM S M Krishna, industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla get Padma awards
IND VS AUS: Australia post 269 despite fine bowling efforts from Hardik, Kuldeep
Indian mission in London's security heightened as British Sikh groups call for protests
HC declares void divorce given to Indian couple by US court, orders husband to pay wife Rs 25L