Coimbatore Metro phase I to be completed by 2027
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Coimbatore Metro phase I to be completed by 2027

Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) is expected to complete the Coimbatore mass rapid transit system (metro rail project) for phase I corridors in 2027 and the total estimated cost of the project is Rs 942.40 billion, CMRL said in reply to a Right to Information query filed by Chennai-based activist Dayanad Krishnan, who is concerned about the traffic congestion in Coimbatore.

Krishnana says though the project was initiated several years ago, it has not been given any shape so far.

In the first phase, two corridors have been planned in the city, with the first one connecting Vellalore Bus Terminal with PSG Foundry through Ukkadam Bus Stand and also connecting the airport from Park Plaza (distance of 31.73 km). The second corridor will link the Collectorate Metro with Valliyampalayam Pirivu (distance of 14.13 km)

The Public Information Officer of CMRL said in the reply that feasibility and detailed project report for Chennai mass rapid transit system to connect Tambaram and Velachery at a cost of Rs 395.30 billion will be completed by 2026-27. A feasibility study for introducing a mass rapid transit system is Madurai city is in progress.

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Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) is expected to complete the Coimbatore mass rapid transit system (metro rail project) for phase I corridors in 2027 and the total estimated cost of the project is Rs 942.40 billion, CMRL said in reply to a Right to Information query filed by Chennai-based activist Dayanad Krishnan, who is concerned about the traffic congestion in Coimbatore. Krishnana says though the project was initiated several years ago, it has not been given any shape so far. In the first phase, two corridors have been planned in the city, with the first one connecting Vellalore Bus Terminal with PSG Foundry through Ukkadam Bus Stand and also connecting the airport from Park Plaza (distance of 31.73 km). The second corridor will link the Collectorate Metro with Valliyampalayam Pirivu (distance of 14.13 km) The Public Information Officer of CMRL said in the reply that feasibility and detailed project report for Chennai mass rapid transit system to connect Tambaram and Velachery at a cost of Rs 395.30 billion will be completed by 2026-27. A feasibility study for introducing a mass rapid transit system is Madurai city is in progress. Also ReadChennai Metro Phase 2 project gets new casting yardPath cleared by Gujarat High Court for Surat metro

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