Chennai, India (Urban Transport News): Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) is all set to commence construction work of 118.9 km Phase-II of Chennai Metro Rail project. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will take part in the foundation stone-laying ceremony for the phase II project during his visit to the city on 21st November 2020.
CMRL issued the first Letter of Award to a firm for the construction of a sub-station at Villivakkam in connection with the phase II of Chennai Metro Rail project. Home Minister will launch the project via videoconference from a hall in Anna Salai.
The phase II of Chennai Metro Rail project will cover 118.9 km with three corridors — Madhavaram to SIPCOT, Madhavaram to Sholinganallur and Light House to Poonamallee. “Now we are making arrangements at this site for the ceremony on Saturday. There may be other projects too from other departments that will be launched during this event,” a source said, The Hindu reported.