Chennai Metro to launch 3 new corridors
Chennai: Chennai metro rail services between Koyambedu and Alandur is now fully functional and people are using these services regularly.
Corridor III - Madhavaram - Perambur - Ayyanavaram ? Purasawalkam - Nungambakkam High Road - Gemini - Radhakrishnan Salai - Luz - Lighthouse (17 Km)
Corridor IV - Koyambedu - Saligramam - Vadapalani -Kodambakkam - Panagal Park - Nandanam - Luz - Mandavelli - Adyar - Besant Nagar - Thiruvanmiyur ? Kottivakkam - Injambakkam (27 Km)
Corridor V - Madhavaram - Kolathur - Villivakkam - Anna Nagar west ? Mogappair - Maduravayal ? Valsarwakkam - Trade centre ? OTA -Adambakkam - Madipakkam - Keelkattalai - Medavakkam ? Perumbakkam (32 Km)
The Chennai Metro Rail is considering extending it so that the corridor from Madhavaram that currently ends at the Lighthouse could be extended up to Siruseri. This is to cater to the substantial number of IT employees who live in apartment complexes along the route. Sources added that plans are on to integrate it with Thiruvanmiyur MRTS station. Besides this, there are also plans to rework the other two corridors as well.