Phase II: CMRL announces driverless operation in 3 corridors

It is been reported that steps have been taken to complete all the city's metro rail projects by 2026.
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CHENNAI: As the second phase of the Chennai Metro rail project is currently under way, the CMRL has announced driverless operation on three corridors — Madhavaram to Sipcot (45.8 km), Lighthouse to Poonamallee (26.1 km), and Madhavaram to Shollinganallur (47 km).

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Earlier, DT Next had reported that CMRL has planned to procure 70 driverless trainsets for Phase II and further extend the Metro rail service in Phase II by 93 km in all 3 corridors. In the existing project, Corridor 3 (from Madhavaram to SIPCOT) is 45.8 km, followed by Corridor 4 (from Lighthouse to Poonamallee Bypass) with 26.1 km and Corridor 5 (from Madhavaram to Sholinganallur) is 47 km – all being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 63,246 crore.

It is been reported that steps have been taken to complete all the city's metro rail projects by 2026.

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