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Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-II planned at a cost of Rs 44,000 crore

Government Of Tamil Nadu

7191   Planning 44000 Crore

Project Information

Organization Name
Government Of Tamil Nadu
Project Title
Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-II planned at a cost of Rs 44,000 crore
Project Detail
Tamil Nadu is planning to expand the Chennai Metro Rail project along three corridors and an orbital corridor at an estimated cost of Rs 44,000 crore. The J Jayalaithaa-led government has approved for a Detailed Feasibility Report for the expansion of the Project along three corridors — North West to South East; West to East and an orbital corridor. The report will be ready shortly, said the state government. The state wants to increase the share of public transport, including metro rail, among commuters in Metropolitan Chennai. It may be noted that despite the project being conceived by DMK, the ruling AIADMK has decided to go ahead with the project. It also had plan for monorail, but it has taken off yet. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalaithaa had inaugurated the operations of Chennai Metro Rail in June 2015. The services were originally conceived in 2003. Phase-I of the Chennai Metro Rail Project, which is currently under implementation, covers a total length of 45 kms, portion of which was inaugurated last year.
Project Value
44000 Crore
Project Status
Planning
Location
multi Location
Project State
Tamil Nadu
Country
India
Sector
Railways

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