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The Green Line or Line 2 is one of the two lines of Chennai Metro, Phase 1 Project. The line stretches from Chennai Central to St. Thomas Mount. Out of the 17 stations, 9 stations are underground and 8 are elevated.

Green Line
Overview
Native nameபச்சை வழித்தடம்
TypeRapid transit
SystemChennai Metro
StatusFully Operational
LocaleChennai
TerminiChennai Central
St. Thomas Mount
Stations17
Line number2
Operation
Commenced10 June 2009 (2009-06-10)
Opened25 September 2015 (2015-09-25)
Operator(s)Chennai Metro Rail Limited
CharacterUnderground and Elevated
Technical
Line length22 km (14 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification25 kV AC, 50 Hz OHLE
Operating speed80 km/h (50 mph)

Contents

HistoryEdit

Extension HistoryEdit

History
Extension date Termini Length Stations
29 June 2015 Alandur Koyambedu 7
14 October 2016 Alandur St. Thomas Mount 1
15 May 2017[1] Koyambedu Nehru Park 7
25 May 2018 Nehru Park Chennai Central 2
Total St. Thomas Mount Chennai Central 17

MapEdit

StationsEdit

Green Line
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chennai Central
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Egmore
 
 
 
 
 
Nehru Park
 
Kilpauk Medical College
 
Pachaiyappa's College
 
Shenoy Nagar
 
Anna Nagar East
 
Anna Nagar Tower
 
Thirumangalam
     
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
Koyambedu depot
 
Koyambedu
 
CMBT
 
Arumbakkam
 
Vadapalani
 
Ashok Nagar
     
 
Ekkattuthangal
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
Alandur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Thomas Mount
 MRTS 
 

Green LineEdit

The line connects the central, the western and the southern ends of the city. The stations include :

Green Line
S.No Station Name Connections Layout Opened Coordinates
English Tamil
1 Chennai Central சென்னை சென்ட்ரல்      Blue Line, Chennai Central railway station Underground 25 May 2018
2 Egmore எழும்பூர் Chennai Egmore railway station Underground 25 May 2018
3 Nehru Park நேரு பூங்கா None Underground 15 May 2017 13°04′44″N 80°15′00″E / 13.0787905°N 80.2500871°E / 13.0787905; 80.2500871
4 Kilpauk Medical College கீழ்ப்பாக்கம் மருத்துவ கல்லூரி Chetput railway station Underground 15 May 2017 13°04′39″N 80°14′34″E / 13.077536°N 80.242866°E / 13.077536; 80.242866
5 Pachaiyappa's College பச்சையப்பன் கல்லூரி None Underground 15 May 2017 13°07′56.65″N 80°23′13.1″E / 13.1324028°N 80.386972°E / 13.1324028; 80.386972
6 Shenoy Nagar ஷெனாய் நகர் None Underground 15 May 2017 13°4′39.76″N 80°13′30.37″E / 13.0777111°N 80.2251028°E / 13.0777111; 80.2251028
7 Anna Nagar East அண்ணா நகர் கிழக்கு None Underground 15 May 2017 13°05′06″N 80°12′31″E / 13.085041°N 80.208728°E / 13.085041; 80.208728
8 Anna Nagar Tower அண்ணா நகர் கோபுரம் None Underground 15 May 2017 13°05′06″N 80°12′31″E / 13.085041°N 80.208728°E / 13.085041; 80.208728
9 Thirumangalam திருமங்கலம் None Underground 15 May 2017 13°05′07″N 80°12′00″E / 13.085194°N 80.199950°E / 13.085194; 80.199950Coordinates: 13°05′07″N 80°12′00″E / 13.085194°N 80.199950°E / 13.085194; 80.199950
10 Koyambedu கோயம்பேடு None Elevated 29 June 2015 13°04′24″N 80°11′30″E / 13.073249°N 80.191584°E / 13.073249; 80.191584
11 CMBT சென்னை புறநகர் பேருந்து நிலையம் Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus Elevated 29 June 2015 13°04′06″N 80°12′23″E / 13.068413°N 80.206316°E / 13.068413; 80.206316
12 Arumbakkam அரும்பாக்கம் None Elevated 29 June 2015 13°3′44″N 80°12′42″E / 13.06222°N 80.21167°E / 13.06222; 80.21167
13 Vadapalani வடபழனி None Elevated 29 June 2015 13°03′02″N 80°12′43″E / 13.05050°N 80.21208°E / 13.05050; 80.21208
14 Ashok Nagar அசோக் நகர் None Elevated 29 June 2015 13°02′08″N 80°12′41″E / 13.035483°N 80.211329°E / 13.035483; 80.211329
15 Ekkattuthangal ஈக்காட்டுத்தாங்கல் None Elevated 29 June 2015 13°01′02″N 80°12′19″E / 13.017128°N 80.205302°E / 13.017128; 80.205302
16 Alandur ஆலந்தூர்      Blue Line Elevated 29 June 2015
17 St. Thomas Mount பரங்கிமலை   Southern Suburban Railways Elevated 14 October 2016

Status and FareEdit

StatusEdit

The Green Line is currently functioning from Chennai Central to St. Thomas Mount.

FareEdit

The Current system of fare for Green line is as follows :

Stations
(From/To)
St. Thomas Mount Alandur Ekkattuthangal Ashok Nagar Vadapalani Arumbakkam Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus Koyambedu Thirumangalam Anna Nagar Tower Anna Nagar East Shenoy Nagar Pachaiyappa's College Kilpauk Medical College Nehru Park Egmore Chennai Central
St. Thomas Mount - 10 (14¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 60 (87¢ US) 60 (87¢ US)
Alandur 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 60 (87¢ US) 60 (87¢ US)
Ekkattuthangal 10 (14¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 60 (87¢ US)
Ashok Nagar 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US)
Vadapalani 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US)
Arumbakkam 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 50 (72¢ US)
Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US)
Koyambedu 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US)
Thirumangalam 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US)
Anna Nagar Tower 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US)
Anna Nagar East 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 40 (58¢ US)
Shenoy Nagar 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US)
Pachaiyappa's College 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 30 (43¢ US)
Kilpauk Medical College 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US)
Nehru Park 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US) 20 (29¢ US)
Egmore 60 (87¢ US) 60 (87¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) - 10 (14¢ US)
Chennai Central 60 (87¢ US) 60 (87¢ US) 60 (87¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 50 (72¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 40 (58¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 30 (43¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 20 (29¢ US) 10 (14¢ US) -

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • UrbanRail.Net – descriptions of all metro systems in the world, each with a schematic map showing all stations.