CMRL to submit DPR for elevated metro project in Coimbatore
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CMRL to submit DPR for elevated metro project in Coimbatore

Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) will submit a detailed project report (DPR) to the State government by July 15 for an elevated metro rail project along Sathyamangalam road and Avinashi Road here.

Principal Secretary and Managing Director of CMRL M.A. Siddique told presspersons that the plan is to have the track for a total length of 39 km and 32 stations. The State government announced in this year’s budget that the metro project will be implemented here at Rs 9,000 crore.

On Avinashi Road, the line will be from Ukkadam to Neelambur and will have a line connecting with the airport. There will be 17 stations on this stretch, apart from the one at airport. The elevated metro rail line will run parallel to the Avinashi road flyover at a height of 13 metres to 20 metres on the left side. On Sathyamangalam road, it will be at the middle of the road from Coimbatore railway junction to Valiyampalayam and will have 14 stations. This will also be an elevated line, he said. The inter-change point will be at Coimbatore railway junction with a two-storeyed station and there will be provisions to extend the metro to the integrated bus terminal planned near Neelambur.

Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) will submit a detailed project report (DPR) to the State government by July 15 for an elevated metro rail project along Sathyamangalam road and Avinashi Road here.Principal Secretary and Managing Director of CMRL M.A. Siddique told presspersons that the plan is to have the track for a total length of 39 km and 32 stations. The State government announced in this year’s budget that the metro project will be implemented here at Rs 9,000 crore.On Avinashi Road, the line will be from Ukkadam to Neelambur and will have a line connecting with the airport. There will be 17 stations on this stretch, apart from the one at airport. The elevated metro rail line will run parallel to the Avinashi road flyover at a height of 13 metres to 20 metres on the left side. On Sathyamangalam road, it will be at the middle of the road from Coimbatore railway junction to Valiyampalayam and will have 14 stations. This will also be an elevated line, he said. The inter-change point will be at Coimbatore railway junction with a two-storeyed station and there will be provisions to extend the metro to the integrated bus terminal planned near Neelambur.

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