Final Pile Bored On the ECV-02 Package of Chennai Metro Phase 2

The 7.94 Km long ECV-02 package runs from Poonamallee Bypass to Porur Bypass station.

Final Pile Bored On the ECV-02 Package of Chennai Metro Phase 2
Final Pile Bored On the ECV-02 Package of Chennai Metro Phase 2

CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): The HCC-KEC JV bored the 2039th pillar for the 7.94 Km-long  ECV-02 Package on the Chennai metros’s line 4 connecting Light-House to Poonamallee Bypass. 

The Contract 

The HCC-KEC JV was awarded the contract for the package by CMRL in May 2021 with a 36-month deadline at an estimated cost of Rs. 1007.95 Crores. Besides the 7.9 Km of viaducts and U-Girders, the package also includes a viaduct to the Poonamallee Depot. 

Package ECV-02

Package ECV-02 is a 7.9 Km long package of the Chennai metro Phase 2’s line 4 that connects Ponnamallee Bypass to Porur Bypass station with 9 stations in between. 

The 9 stations

Chennai Bypass Crossing, Ramachandra Hospital, Iyyapanthangal Bus Depot, Katupakkam, Kumanan Chavadi, Karayan Chavadi, Mullai Thottam, Poonamallee Bus Terminus and Poonamallee Bypass.


With the award of the Rs 1817.54 Cr Contract with TATA Projects to construct five underground stations in Corridor-05 of Chennai metro Phase:02., CMRL achieves 100% completion of the award of civil and track contracts for the Phase 02 project comprising a 116.1 Km metro network in 3 corridors. 

Chennai Metro Phase 02 

Phase 2 of the Chennai Metro Project pitches for a 118.9 km Network consisting of 3 corridors, namely: 

  1. Corridor 3: Madhavaram to SIPCOT (45.8 Km)
  2. Corridor 4: Lighthouse to Poonamalle Bypass (26.1 Km)
  3. Corridor 5: Madhavaram to Sholinganallur (47 Km)

The project is scheduled for completion by the conclusion of 2026.

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