Chennai Metro rail part 2 development heading in the right direction | Chennai Information


CHENNAI: Whereas development for phase-2 metro rail corridors has simply commenced in some areas, Chennai Metro Rail Restricted (CMRL) has begun procuring important gear required for driverless practice, to get the 118.9km strains prepared in lower than 5 years.
In October, CMRL floated 4 tenders to obtain tracks, overhead gear (OHE), telecommunication and different programs required for distant monitoring and management and for environment friendly practice operations. In the course of the state funds, it was introduced that the phase-2 metro rail challenge can be accomplished by 2025. Already, preconstruction and development on floor have commenced inside the metropolis and at suburban localities that can be linked on corridor-3 from Madhavaram to Siruseri Sipcot and corridor-4 from Gentle Home to Poonamallee.
“The 2025 deadline is burdened upon in each assembly and all efforts are being taken to satisfy the deadline,” an metrorail official stated.
The key tenders floated in October embody tracks for corridor-5 between CMBT and Elcot and for corridor-3 between Sholinganallur and Sipcot in addition to for stabling or parking trains after day by day service. Tenders have been additionally floated for procuring and set up of OHE, which is able to provide energy to the driverless trains, alongside corridor-3 between Madhavaram Milk Colony and Sholinganallur and on corridor-5 from Madhavaram to CMBT and for the depot at Madhavaram. Different tenders embody design, set up and commissioning of telecommunication radio programs wanted for practice operations and different programs like Scada or supervisory management and information acquisition, a software program that enables distant monitoring and management of all of the programs.
The procurement comes at a time when on floor piling work to construct the muse pillars for elevated strains have began in Porur and pre-construction work has commenced in different areas together with Poonamallee, Purasaiwalkam, Thiruvanmiyur, Adyar and Royapettah. Greater than half of the 19 development tenders floated are both awarded or within the closing phases whereas the remainder are on varied phases of the method.


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