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Artist impression of CMBT Metro Rail Station. Photo: Special Arrangement
The Hindu Artist impression of CMBT Metro Rail Station. Photo: Special Arrangement

Plan to auction names of metro rail stations to companies

Chennai Metro Rail is considering auctioning the names of stations to companies or brands in an attempt to raise revenue, according to its officials. In this system, a company’s name or bra... »

Broken, neglected, letter boxes await better days

Remember those red cylindrical letter boxes at street corners? In the age of email and smartphones, the letter box, once such an important part of communication, is rarely noticed.From pill... »

Metro rail service likely to begin in November

Chennai Metro Rail may begin its service from Koyambedu to Alandur by mid-November. The operations that were to start in October have been put off by nearly a month owing to the delay in the compl... »
A view of the elevated Chennai Metro Rail track at Koyambedu in Chennai. File photo

Land for extended Metro soon

The land acquisition for Phase-I extension of Chennai Metro Rail from Washermanpet to Wimco Nagar at Tiruvottiyur may begin by December this year. The Rs. 3,001-crore extension will ensure that no... »

Feeder service routes finalised for Metro Rail

30 routes along the 11-km stretch between Koyambedu and St. Thomas Mount identified »
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