The Chennai Metro Rail service was launched by Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalitha today. The 10 km stretch that has been flagged off connects Koyambedu and Alandur metro stations. The elevated stretch includes seven stations that would be covered in 18 minutes.
Here are a few more facts about the Chennai Metro –
1. Minimum fare-Rs.10/-
2. Chennai is the 6th city to get metro in India
3. The metro rail has been designed to connect Chennai Airport, Chennai Central railway station, Egmore Station, CMBT and MRTS
4. Blue Line & Green Lines are the two lines available