Final Up to date: February 27, 2024, 17:09 IST

Chennai Metro Rail Project From Sholinganallur To SIPCOT To Resume Soon. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Chennai Metro Rail Mission From Sholinganallur To SIPCOT To Resume Quickly. (Photograph: Wikipedia)

The state authorities has determined to allocate Rs 12,000 crore for the second part of Chennai Metro rail mission.

The Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) is all set to restart the development work from Sholinganallur to Siruseri alongside part of Outdated Mahabalipuram Highway (OMR), the place the development work has been disrupted over the previous few months.

The part II mission, which can run over 116 km of the town, additionally contains all the IT Expressway in hall 3.

When the mission was first introduced and work was awarded for various sections of the OMR, commuters who had been coping with horrible visitors congestion for years had been ecstatic. Although Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) gave the contract to RVNL in April 2023 to construct 9 stations alongside the 10-kilometer stretch from Sholinganallur to SIPCOT, points arose and development work was halted.

As per the CMRL officers, although the contractor initiated the work final 12 months, the company or subcontractor appointed by Rail Vikas Nigam Restricted (RVNL) to hold out development work did not execute the duties. In consequence, the Rail Vikas Nigam Restricted (RVNL) had terminated the contract with the company and recognized a brand new firm to execute the pending work. “The development will start shortly and we hope to complete this stretch on time,” an official said, reported The Hindu.

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Thangam Thennarasu just lately introduced the state funds for the fiscal 12 months 2024-2025 within the Meeting stating that the state authorities has determined to allocate Rs 12,000 crore for the second part of the Chennai Metro rail mission in 2024.

Moreover, commuters who had been dissatisfied over the tempo of development work usually shared their considerations on social media platforms, tagging CMRL. One of many commuters took to X and stated, “Please expedite the development work of Sholinganallur to Siruseri stretch. Work is occurring at a snail’s tempo and no progress within the final one 12 months besides barricades added on Outdated Mahabalipuram Highway (OMR) highway. Please give utmost significance to this stretch and assemble a small metro depot inside SIPCOT.”

“Please share the standing of Sholinganallur to SIPCOT development. No work in any respect for the previous few months. Actually, the temp lights are switched off in some stretches, it’s pitch darkish,” one other commuter posted.

This line begins at Madhavaram and travels by means of a number of areas, together with Ayanavaram, Adyar, Chetpet, Indira Nagar, Moolakadai, Navalar, Perambur, Purasawalkam, Perungudi, Royapettah, Sterling Highway, Sholinganallur, Semmancheri, Taramani, Thirumayilai, Thiruvanmiyur, Thoraipakkam, earlier than culminating at SIPCOT after protecting a distance of 45.4 kilometers. The opposite corridors that might be constructed as a part of this huge part II mission are Madhavaram to Sholinganallur by way of Porur and Poonamallee to Mild Home by way of Nandanam.


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