This piece of news will come as good news to Chennai fellows and people who are traveling to Chennai for business trips. Now, under a new development, a new metro train from Chennai Central to Koyambedu and Airport is just a few steps away. The Commissioner of Metro Rail has already started inspecting the lines for a direct train between these places. The commissioner inspected the line between Central Metro and Shenoy Nagar.
By Tuesday, evening the commissioner and his team is aiming to inspect the up line between Shenoy Nagar to Central Metro that is around 5.62 KM and downline between Central Metro and Nehru Park, which is about 2.5 KM. On the 18 th and 19 th of this month, he will further inspect the 4.5 KM stretch between AG-DMS and Little Mount. This inspection is required to authorize line operations here.
All the aspects regarding passenger safety would be inspected. The team will inspect trach parameters, tunnels, calibration of trains, stations and the firefighting system as well. Once the inspections are over the line from Central Metro to Koyambedu to Airport will start immediately.
The upper track that connects Egmore Metro with Nehru Park will also be inspected along with concourse level. However, the lower track that connects Washermenpet and Anna Salai is still not ready.