Worker found dead at Chennai Metro station site; Ashok Nagar

A electrician working on the Chennai Metro project at its Ashok Nagar site was found dead this past week. The body was found by workers one morning and a probe is on. The man was working on the sprawling Metro station located opposite the Udhayam theatre complex. This campus has come up in the area […]

Chennai Metro; focus on creating easily accessible stations in Vadapalani, Ashok Nagar

While work gets going on the Metro Rail sector along the 100 Feet Road, Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. is also starting the process of looking at the layout, design and space and mobility access of local Metro stations. While the Vadapalani station is bound to be a busy one. with access to all those who […]

Metro Rail; work apace on 100 Ft. Road

Reported by V. Soundararani Work on Metro Rail segment on the 100 Feet Road is going at a fast pace even as the crazy traffic on this busy road weaves it way to its destination. Soma Enterprises, the contractor who is working on one end of this project is said to be ahead of its […]

Metro Rail project: prelim work begins on 100ft. Road

  Preliminary work on the Metro Rail Project has commenced. The stretch from  Koyambedu to Ashok Nagar, which is a section of the entire rail system, is to be built by Soma Enterprises. The pile testing work for the project, one of the five spots, is being carried out in front of Ambika Empire Hotel on Vadapalani’s […]

Will Vadapalani get a flyover with the Metro Rail?

A long pending demand of the residents of Arcot Road colonies to get a flyover at Arcot Road – Jawaharlal Nehru Road (100 Ft Road) junction, apparently is being considered. Chennai Metro Rail is evaluating plans to integrate this flyover with the Metro Rail that is to run on an elevated corridor along the 100 […]

Tamil Nadu state budget – Metro Rail figures in it

By Our Staff Reporter A tender for the viaduct from Koyambadu to Ashok Nagar, on an elevated corridor on 100 Ft Road has been finalised for a part of the Chennai Metro Rail project. The foundation stone will be laid by the Chief Minister in the first week of April.  The line will pass through Vadapalani, Ashok […]