The trial runs from Alandur to Chennai Airport will also start from next month.

Chennai metro from Alandur to Little Mount to be functional by MarchImage: "Chennai Metro Rail at Koyambedu" by KARTY JazZ - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
news Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 09:41
Here's some good news for people in Chennai. From March, they will be able to take Metro rail from Koyambedu to Saidapet. 
 
According to TNIE, the metro officials said that the metro line between Alandur and Little Mount will be functional by March. The Chennai Metro Rail officials also said that the trial runs from Alandur to Chennai Airport will also start from next month. The works on this stretch is in its final stages and will begin operations by April. 
 
A metro official told TNIE, "But the focus now is to open the stretch between Alandur to Little Mount. The track work is completeted. Signalling work will be completed by March first week and clearance will be sought from the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety in Bangalore, who will inspect the stretch."
 
 
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