The 9-km stretch of Chennai Metro, connecting Washermanpet to Wimco Nagar, is more likely to be opened for business operations subsequent month.
The testing of signalling techniques was accomplished on January 18 and 19. Chennai Metro officers had been concerned in conducting the trial run and testing over the past couple of months. They had despatched the take a look at report back to the German firm, which had developed the signalling software program and after due certification course of, the brand new line will open for passengers.
The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CMRS) is more likely to examine the road on January 31, February 2 and February 3. A workforce from CMRS landed in Chennai on Monday.
Ten rakes, manufactured at Sri City, are for use for operations on this stretch. The line is a part of CMRL’s Phase I (Blue Line) Extension Project, the price of which is estimated at Rs 3,770 crore.
In December, final 12 months, CMRL officers had termed the trial run of the Diesel Locomotive automobile profitable. A complete of 9.051km have been lined through the trial run, on each upline and down line.
The Metro line from Washermanpet to Wimco Nagar is an extension of the phase-1 hall, connecting Washermanpet to the airport, through Annasalai, with 9 stations in whole – Washermanpet, Sir Thegaraya College, Korukupet, Tondiarpet, Toll Gate, Thangal, Gowri Ashram, Thiruvottiyur and Wimco Nagar.