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Chennai Metro Rail begins service to airport

  • Venkaiah Naidu, Chennai Metro Rail, flagging-off ceremony, Metro Rail, Madras
    Venkaiah Naidu flagging-off the Metro Rail passenger service between Airport an Little Mount

    The St Thomas Mount metro station, which is Corridor II of the project, was also inaugurated. Operations on Corridor I on the lower level of the Alandur metro station will also commence from today, she said.

  • Venkaiah Naidu, Chennai Metro Rail, flagging-off ceremony, Metro Rail, Madras
    Venkaiah Naidu during flagging-off ceremony

    She had already inaugurated 10.15-km elevated section from Koyambedu to Alandur on June 29, 2015.

  • Venkaiah Naidu, Chennai Metro Rail, flagging-off ceremony, Metro Rail, Madras
    A Chennai Metro Rail train runs on the tracks between the Airport and Little Mount

    Passenger operations on the 1.28-km stretch from Alandur to St Thomas Mount will commence shortly after obtaining clearance from the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety.

  • Venkaiah Naidu, Chennai Metro Rail, flagging-off ceremony, Metro Rail, Madras
    Chennai Metro Rail train runs on the tracks between the Airport and Little Mount

    With that, the entire 20 km elevated section of the project would become operational, she said.

  • Venkaiah Naidu, Chennai Metro Rail, flagging-off ceremony, Metro Rail, Madras
    Venkaiah Naidu alighting from the Metro Train after inaugurating the Metro Rail passenger service between Airport to Little Mount, in ...

    Trains will run from Koyambedu to St Thomas Mount, connecting with suburban train services at St Thomas Mount and with mofussil and other bus services at Koyambedu.

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