Official Chennai Metro Website
Phase I of the Chennai metro includes 2 lines totaling 45.1 kms. It is slated to be completed by 2014. The first section of line 1 between the Airport and Teynampet (14 kms) will be thrown open to commuters around late 2012. In Phase 1, The Chennai Metro Rail Corp is going to procure 42 train sets with a a 4 car configuration.
55% of Phase I will be underground with the rest being elevated. There will be 34 stations with 15 being elevated and the rest 19 underground. The Chennai Central and St. Thomas Mount will serve as interchange stations for both corridors. The metro will be fully integrated with other forms of transportation - the Indian railways, the airport, bus terminal and the suburban mass transit system (MRTS).
[B]Line # Route Length (kms) Stations[/B] [B]Line 1[/B] Washermanpet - Chennai Airport 23.1 17 [B]Line 2[/B] Chennai Central - St. Thomas Mount 22 17
Inauguration on 29-06-2015
Airport Metro Station
Guindy Metro Station