Chennai Metro Rail Limited

Chennai Metro Rail Limited

About CMRL

CMRL stands for “ Chennai Metro Rail Limited ” (சென்னை மெட்ரோ ரயில் லிமிடெட்) an MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) system serving the Chennai city of Tamil Nadu state. Chennai Metro Stations is one of the cities with Metro Rail in India.

List of Cities with Metro Rail in India
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Chennai Metro Route

According to the Chennai Metro Map, the following are the Chennai Metro Rail Route details:

Current Length
Line Terminal First operational Last extension Length Stations Rolling Stock Track Gauge (mm) Power Average Frequency (Minutes)
(km)
Blue Line AG-DMS Chennai International Airport 21st Sep 2016 25th May 2018 12.93 10 42 trains 1,435 25 kV OHE 10
Green Line Central St Thomas Mount 29th June 2016 25th May 2018 21.8 17 1,435 25 kV OHE 15
Total 34.73 27

Chennai Metro Map

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Chennai Metro Timings

For Inter-Corridor the Chennai Metro Train travels from Nehru Park to Airport

The Chennai Metro Train Timings from Monday to Saturday is of the following:

The first train Starts from Nehru Park to Airport 05:54 AM Frequency /Headway
Every 20 Mins
The first train Starts from Airport to Nehru Park 06:05 AM
The last train Starts from Nehru Park to Airport 09:54 PM
The last train Starts from Airport to Nehru Park 09:55 PM

The Chennai Airport Metro Timings on Sundays is of the following:

The first train Starts from Nehru Park to Airport on Sunday 07:54 AM Frequency /Headway
Every 20 Mins
The first train Starts from Airport to Nehru Park on Sunday 08:05 AM
The last train Starts from Nehru Park to Airport on Sunday 09:54 PM
The last train Starts from Airport to Nehru Park on Sunday 09:55 PM
For Corridor 01 the Chennai Metro Train travels from Little Mount to Airport

The Chennai Airport Metro Train Timings from Monday to Saturday is of the following:

The first train Starts from Airport to Little Mount 05:55 AM Frequency /Headway
Every 20 Mins
The first train Starts from Little Mount to Airport 05:51 AM
The last train Starts from Airport to Little Mount 10:00 PM
The last train Starts from Little Mount to Airport 09:51 PM

The Chennai Metro Timings on Sundays is of the following:

The first train Starts from Airport to Little Mount 07:55 AM Frequency /Headway
Every 20 Mins
The first train Starts from Little Mount to Airport 07:51 AM
The last train Starts from Airport to Little Mount 10:00 PM
The last train Starts from Little Mount to Airport 09:51 PM
For Corridor 02 the Chennai Metro Train travels from Shenoy Nagar to St. Thomas Mount

The Chennai Metro Timings from Monday to Saturday is of the following:

The first train Starts from Shenoy Nagar to St. Thomas Mount 06:10 AM Frequency /Headway
Every 20 Mins
First train Starts from St. Thomas Mount to Shenoy Nagar 06:02 AM
The last train Starts from Shenoy Nagar to St. Thomas Mount 09:50 PM
Last train Starts from St. Thomas Mount to Shenoy Nagar 09:58 PM

The Chennai Metro Train Timings on Sundays is of the following:

The first train Starts from Shenoy Nagar to St. Thomas Mount 08:10 AM Frequency /Headway
Every 20 Mins
First train Starts from St. Thomas Mount to Shenoy Nagar 08:02 AM
The last train Starts from Shenoy Nagar to St. Thomas Mount 09:50 PM
Last train Starts from St. Thomas Mount to Shenoy Nagar 09:58 PM

Chennai Metro Map in Schematic

Chennai Metro Route
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Chennai Metro Stations

  • The Chennai Metro Stations are of 26 with 02 railways lines of the 01st phase with the underground stations of 20.
  • The Chennai Metro Stations are disabled & equipped with the following announcement system, escalators, automatic fare collection system, electronic display boards & lifts.
  • Only in selected Chennai Metro Stations, the parking facilities are available
  • The Chennai Metro Stations are equipped with the facilities of Braille and audio announcements in order to help blind people, non-slippery flooring with grip rails

Chennai Metro Map in Alignment

Chennai Metro Timings
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Chennai Metro Phase 2 Key Developments of Chennai Metro Rail Limited

The Ministry of Union for the development of urban had spotted the many holes in the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the 107.2 Kilometers or 66.6 Miles Chennai Metro Phase 2 which had prepared by Metro Rail Chennai recognizing the many inconsistency that is relevant to Chennai Metro Phase 1.

Chennai Metro Stations
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CMRL Recruitment

  • The CMRL Recruitment portal provides the employment notices for the job seekers on the regular basis and also contract basis.
  • The CMRL Recruitment of Psychometric Test is conducted for the Junior Engineer Grade – 02.

  • Chennai Metro Rail Limited Website: https://chennaimetrorail.org
  • CMRL Head Office: Admin Building, CMRL Depot, Poonamallee High Road, Koyambedu, Chennai – 600 107, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Chennai Metro Stations Helpline Numbers: +91 – 44 – 23792000, 1860-425-1515
  • Chennai Metro Rail Limited Support Mail: chennaimetrorail@cmrl.in