Chennai Metro Rail MD honours govt school for unique gesture

Chennai Metro Rail Limited today has said after it came to know that the Greater Chennai Corporation Primary School in Annai Sivagami Nagar, Ennore has carried out a unique design in the school facade with Metro Rail painting and compound wall with Metro station, CMRL decided to honour the gesture. Continue Reading

Chennai Metro announces 20% discount on QR code ticketing

In a bid to minimise the spread of Covid-19 and encourage contactless ticketing, Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has announced a 20 per cent discount on QR code ticketing for single journeys, return journeys, group and QR trips passes. Continue Reading

Palaniswami & Panneerselvam laud Venkaiah Naidu

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today showered encomiums on Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and his leadership qualities as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Continue Reading

2,528 school students travel in Metro in Feb

In an attempt to bring awareness to government school students about Metro Rail in city, Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has been undertaking monthly educational trips from Central Metro to Airport, AG-DMS to Airport and AG-DMS to Washermenpet. A CMRL spokesperson, said, ‘In February, a total of 2,528 students travelled in Metro during the academic year 2018-19. Since the commencement of the trips from June last year, a total of 28,838 students from government schools have utilised these trips. The features of the Metro and its stations were explained to the students.’ Continue Reading

Major Metro mishap averted at Ashok Nagar in Chennai (video)

A collision was averted Tuesday night at Ashok Pillar Metro station when two trains were found on the same track. Though the officials acted swiftly, passengers went through a harrowing experience as they were stranded for a long time. Continue Reading