Archive for category: Chennai Metro

2016 Recap – Progress of India’s Metro Systems

First off, here’s wishing everyone a Happy New Year! 🙂 As 2016 comes…

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IL&FS Emerges as Lowest Bidder for Chennai Metro’s 2 UG Stations

IL&FS Transportation Networks has announced that their IL&FS –…

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TBM S718 Makes a Breakthrough at Chennai Metro’s Central Station

Apologies for the late post – it’s been a little hard to get these…

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TBM S717 Makes a Breakthrough at Chennai Metro’s Central Station

Another breakthrough! 😀 A couple hours ago, Tunnel Boring Machine S717 –…

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CMRL Starts Testing Direct Services Between Koyambedu & Airport

Following an approval from the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS), the…

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TBM S711 Makes a Breakthrough at Chennai Metro’s Central Station

On this past Friday, Tunnel Boring Machine S711 – a Herrenknecht EPB…

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Operations Begin on Chennai Metro’s Alandur – St. Thomas Mount Stretch

This news came out of nowhere and the CMRL made no prior announcement to inform…

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[Pics] Chennai Metro’s First Underground Section Nearing Completion

Hat tip to reader Aniruddh for sharing this development. On October 8, the Chennai…

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[Pics] Chennai Metro’s Airport – Little Mount Section Inaugurated

On September 21, Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister and India’s Urban…

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RECAP: August & September Metro Rail Updates

Thanks everyone for your tweets, messages & emails asking about my health,…

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