Chennai Metro Rail

Details of Chennai Metro Railway including Fare, Time Table, ✅ Route Map, Tourist Card, Facility offered by Chennai Metro, Trip Card etc are here.

Chennai Metro Railway Details
Chennai Metro Rail

Chennai Metro Rail

Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) is the third largest Metro System in India. The fist one is Delhi Metro, and the second one is Hyderabad Metro. Chennai Metro is in Tamil Nadu. It is a rapid transit system. It is a joint venture of Indian Government and Tamil Nadu Government. It started it’s operation in 2015.

Rules

Rules for Travelling in Chennai Metro

DO’S:DONT’S:
Stand in queue.Don’t travel without your Smart card or Token
Limit your baggage to 15 kgs weight and size not exceeding 60 cm length X. Take care of your valuables.Don’t share your card or token with another person on the same journey.
45 cm breadth X25 cm height.Don’t jump over the ticket barrier.
Limit your baggage to 15 kgs weight and size not exceeding 60 cm length X 45 cm breadth X25 cm height.Don’t cross the yellow line on the platform.
Do not litter, Please use the dustbins.Don’t step onto the metro tracks.
Please stand on the left side of the EscalatorDon’t try to force the train doors open.
Please move away from escalators immediately after use.Don’t deface or put up posters inside the Metro station or train.
Make way for the physically challenged. Please offer your seat to ladies with infants, pregnant and elderly passengers.Don’t carry firearms or knives.
Show your tickets to metro personnel, when required to.Don’t bring pets inside Metro premises or trains.
Please contact Station Controller or Customer care for assistance.Don’t smoke
Parking is AT OWNER’s RISKDon’t consume eatables inside the station premises and on trains.

Prohibition against carriage of dangerous and offensive material

No person shall take or cause to be taken on the metro railway any of the following dangerous materials, namely:-

  • Explosive substances which possess risk of explosion or fire or both;
  • Gases compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure;
  • Petroleum and other inflammable liquids;
  • Inflammable solids;
  • Oxidizing substances;
  • Poisonous (toxic) substances;
  • Acids and other corrosives;
  • Radioactive substances;
  • Weapons, arms and ammunitions.
  • Any Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Enhanced Conventional Weapons which
  • possess risk to passengers or property.

No person shall take or cause to be taken on the metro railway any of the following offensive Materials, namely:-

  • Blood dried or coagulated or decomposed, whether human or animal ;
  • Corpses;
  • Carcasses of dead animals or of dead birds;
  • Bones excluding bleached and cleaned bones;
  • Human skeleton;
  • Parts of human body;
  • Portable radio devices which possess risk to radio communication network and communication based traffic control signaling network;

No person shall take or cause to be taken on the metro railway live animals or birds:
Provided that a security person on duty may take along sniffer dog for the purpose of security.

Route Map

Chennai Metro Rail ~ Route Map

Fare

Fare

Fare of Chennai Metro Rail are here

Store Value Card

Refundable deposit for CardRs.50/-
Further recharges shall be
minimum
Rs.50/-
Maximum top-up is up toRs.3000/-
Validity5 years from the time of purchase or
recharge whichever is later
You Save10% discount on fare during every
journey.
AdvantageTime is saved by not standing in queues
for tickets during every journey.
Smart card shall be transferable to
family and friends.
Can be recharged at Ticket vending
machines (TVMs), Ticket office machine
(TOMs).
Full refund of balance amount.

Rail Fare Details

Trip card Fare chart

Trip card fare chart Click Here>>

Time Table

Time Table

Time Table of Chennai Metro Rail ~ Updated on 03.12.2019

The time table of Chennai Metro Rail is w.e.f 14.06.2017

Time Table Details
Monday to Saturday
Inter - Corridor
NEHRU PARK (SNP) to AIRPORT (SAP)
First Train Service Starts from Last Train Departs fromHeadway
SNP - SAP : 05.54 HrsSNP - SAP : 21.54 Hrs20 Mins
SAP - SNP : 06.05 HrsSAP - SNP : 21.50 Hrs
Corridor - 1
LITTLE MOUNT (SLM) to AIRPORT (SAP)
First Train Service Starts from Last Train Departs fromHeadway
SAP - SLM : 05.55 HrsSAP - SLM : 22.00 Hrs20 Mins
SLM - SAP : 05.51 HrsSLM - SAP : 21.51 Hrs
Corridor - 2
SHENOY NAGAR (SSN) to ST.THOMAS MOUNT (SMM)
First Train Service Starts from Last Train Departs fromHeadway
SSN - SMM : 06.10 HrsSSN - SMM : 21.50 Hrs20 Mins
SMM - SSN : 06.02 HrsSMM - SSN : 22.02 Hrs
SUNDAY
Inter - Corridor
NEHRU PARK (SNP) to AIRPORT (SAP)
First Train Service Starts from Last Train Departs fromHeadway
SNP - SAP : 07.54 HrsSNP - SAP : 21.54 Hrs20 Mins
SAP - SNP : 08.05 HrsSAP - SNP : 21.50 Hrs
Corridor - 1
LITTLE MOUNT (SLM) to AIRPORT (SAP)
First Train Service Starts from Last Train Departs fromHeadway
SAP - SLM : 07.55 HrsSAP - SLM : 22.00 Hrs20 Mins
SLM - SAP : 07.51 HrsSLM - SAP : 21.51 Hrs
Corridor - 2
SHENOY NAGAR (SSN) to ST.THOMAS MOUNT (SMM)
First Train Service Starts from Last Train Departs fromHeadway
SSN - SMM : 08.10 HrsSSN - SMM : 21.50 Hrs20 Mins
SMM - SSN : 08.02 HrsSMM - SSN : 22.02 Hrs
Note : All days 10 mins Headway is maintained between Shenoy Nagar - Alandur - Shenoy Nagar and Airport - Nanganallur Road - Airport

Tourist Card

Tourist Card

DescriptionFeatures
Cost
1 DayRs.100/- (Fare) + Rs.50/- (Refundable Deposit) on surrender of card.
30 daysRs. 2500/-(Fare) + Rs. 50/- (Refundable Deposit) on surrender of card
Special Features
Unlimited rides&Can be purchased on all days
1 Day Tourist Card is Valid for one day only.
30 Days Tourist Card is valid for 30 days from the date of purchase& start to use.

Facility

Facilities

Facilities offered by Chennai Metro Rail are here.

Parking Facilities

Parking Facilities Available at Chennai Metro Stations are here.

  PARKING SPACE AVAILABILITYPARKING SPACE AVAILABILITY
2 Wheelers4 Wheelers
LineStations2 Wheelers4 WheelersDay Pass 24 hrs. PassDay Pass24 hrs. Pass
Line 02Chennai CentralAvailableAvailableNANANANA
EgmoreAvailableAvailableNANANANA
Nehru ParkAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableNA
KilpaukNo Parking facilityNo Parking facilityNo Parking facilityNo Parking facilityNo Parking facilityNo Parking facility
Pachaiappa S CollegeAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
Shenoy NagarAvailableAvailableNANANANA
Anna Nagar EastAvailableAvailableNANANANA
Anna Nagar TowerAvailableNo Parking facilityNANANo Parking facilityNo Parking facility
ThirumangalamAvailableAvailableNANANANA
KoyambeduAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
Chennai Mofussil Bus TerminalNo Parking facilityNo Parking facilityNo Parking facilityNo Parking facilityNo Parking facilityNo Parking facility
ArumbakkamAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
VadapalaniAvailableNo Parking facilityAvailableAvailableNo Parking facilityNo Parking facility
Asok NagarAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
EkkattuthangalAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
AlandurAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
St. Thomas MountAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableNANA
St. Thomas Mount Subway ParkingAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
Line 01WashermnepetAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableNANA
Man-dayAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableNANA
High CourtAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableNANA
Government EstateAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
LICAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableNANA
Thousand LightAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
AG - DMSAvailableNo Parking facilityAvailableAvailableNo Parking facilityNo Parking facility
TeynampetAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
NandanamAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable
SaidapetAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableNANA
Little MountAvailableAvailableNANANANA
GuindyAvailableAvailableNANANANA
Nanganallur RoadAvailableNo Parking facilityNANANo Parking facilityNo Parking facility
MeenambakkamAvailableNo Parking facilityNANANo Parking facilityNo Parking facility
Chennai AirportAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable

Parking Tariff

CMRL PARKING TARIFF
Parking Tariff for All Stations
Parking TimeCar Bike
0-6 hrs2010
06-12 hrs3015
More than 12 hrs.4020
Beyond Service Hours. (24.00 hrs to 05.30 hrs)10050
Note : Above Tariff not applicable for Airport, St. Thomas Mount, Vadapalani, Shenoy Nagar, Pachaiyappas
Parking Tariff for Shenoy Nagar, Pachaiyapas
Parking TimeCar Bike
0-6 hrs2010
06-12 hrs3010
More than 12 hrs.4020
Beyond Service Hours. (24.00 hrs to 05.30 hrs)10050
Parking Tariff for Airport Station
Parking TimeCar Bike
10 min - 2 hrs7515
2 hrs - 7 hrsRs.75 + Rs.10 per hourRs. 15 + Rs.10 per hour
Beyond 7 hrs - 24 hrsRs.350Rs. 100
Beyond 24 hrsRs.700Rs.200
Monthly parking pass for dayRs. 3500Rs.1000
Parking Tariff for St. Thomas Mount
Parking TimeCar Bike
0-6 hrs2010
06-12 hrs3010
More than 12 hrs.4020
Beyond Service Hours. (24.00 hrs to 05.30 hrs)10050
Monthly parking pass for day250
Parking Tariff for St. Thomas Mount (Subway Parking)
Parking TimeCar Bike
0-6 hrs105
06-12 hrs155
More than 12 hrs.2010
Beyond Service Hours. (24.00 hrs to 05.30 hrs)5025
Monthly Vehicle parking pass250125
Monthly Parking pass for 24 hrs.1000250
Parking Tariff for Vadapalani
Parking TimeBike
0-3 hrs20
0-6 hrs40
6-12 hrs60
More than 12 hrs80
Beyond service hours. (24.00 hrs to 05.30 hrs)50
Monthly Parking pass for day500
Monthly parking pass for 24 hrs.1500
Parking Monthly pass Tariff for BikeParking Monthly pass Tariff for Car
Parking TimeBikeParking TimeCar
Monthly parking pass for day250Monthly parking pass for day500
Monthly parking pass for 24 hrs1000Monthly parking pass for 24 hrs2000
Note- Tariff only applicable for Nehru park,Pachaiyappas college, Arumbakkam, Ekkattuthangal,Washermenpet, High court, Government estate, LIC,Thousand light, Ag-DMS, Teynampet, Nandhanam and saidapet.Note- Tariff only applicable for Nehru park (Day pass only), Pachaiyappas college, Arumbakkam, Ekkattuthangal, Government estate,Thousand light, Teynampet and Nandhanam.
Parking Tariff for Central StationParking Tariff for VR Mall
Parking TimeBikeParking TimeCarBike
Upto 4 hrs10Every one hour2010
4 hrs - 8 hrs20
8 hrs - 12 hrs30
12 hrs - 24 hrs40
Parking Monthly PassTariff for Koyambedu, Alandur
Parking TimeCarBike6 Wheeler8 Wheeler
Monthly Parking pass for day500250--
Monthly parking pass for 24 hrs20001000--
Monthly parking pass for 06.00 hrs to 18.00 hrs--20003000
Monthly parking pass for 18.00 hrs to Next Day 06.00 hrs--30004000
Monthly parking pass for 24 hrs--50007000
Parking Monthly pass - Tariff only applicable for Mannadi (Bike pass only) & Ashok Nagar
Parking TimeCarBike6 Wheeler
Monthly Parking pass for day10005005000
Monthly parking pass for 24 hrs3000150010000

Facilities for Women Passengers

  • First class section and Women only Coach
  • CCTV Cameras
  • Exclusive Women only toilets
  • Customer Care Facility
  • Zero tolerance for drunkards and trouble makers
  • Security Staffs in all metro stations
  • Contract security staff routinely check for male commuters travelling in Women only coach

Bicycle facilities at station

BICYCLE FACILITIES AVAILABLE AT CMRL
S.NOBicyclesCMRL BICYCLEATHI'S BICYCLEPEDL BICYCLE
Fare detailsFree hiring100 hrs free hiringRs.1/- per half hour
STATIONAvailabilityCountAvailabilityCountAvailability
1Nehru parkAvailable3Available3-
2KilpakAvailable2---
3Pachiyaappa'sAvailable4---
4Shenoy nagarAvailable3Available4-
5Anna Nagar East--Available6Available
6Anna Nagar TowerAvailable3--Available
7ThirumangalamAvailable6Available4Available
8KoyambeduAvailable3---
9Vadapalani--Available4-
10Ashok NagarAvailable2Available4-
11EkkattuthangalAvailable10---
12AlandurAvailable4---
13St. Thomas MountAvailable1---
14Little mountAvailable1---
15Admin officeAvailable3---
  • Refundable security deposit of Rs.3000/- has to paid by passenger
  • Bicycle shall be return with in 24hrs , if bicycle is not returned by the passengers with in 24hrs then an amount of Rs.50/- per day will be levied for subsequent days.
  • In case of lost / theft of bicycle, the passenger will have to pay an amount of Rs.5000/-. By adjusting the deposit (Rs.3000/-), the balance amount Rs.2000/- should be pay
  • For Athi’s bicycle
    • Taking / returning a bicycle SMS like rack code bicycle-ID to 9645511155/9746361166 ( e.g. npk 3112).
    • Rack code :
    • Nehrupark – npk
    • Sheony Nagar – snr
    • Anna nagar East – anr
    • Thirumangalam – tgm
    • Vadapalani – vpi
    • Ashok Nagar – asr
  • Bicycle shall return with in 24 hrs
  • For pedl bicycle, log in to www.pedl.in

Feeder Service – Last Mile Connectivity

Chennai Metro Rail Feeder Services including Stare Auto Service, Share Taxi Service and Metro Cab Services

More details Click Here>>

Total List and Details of Metro Railways in India

FAQ

FAQs

What is Rapid Transit System?

It is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas. For further details Click Here>> Rapid Transit System

✅ Is it a Central Government project or a State Government project?

It is a Joint Venture project of Government of India and Government of Tamil Nadu with equal equity holding. The Government of Tamil Nadu have given in principle approval for the two initial corridors on 7-11-2007. The Government of India have approved the Chennai Metro Rail project on 28-1-2009.

✅ What is the web site address and email address of Chennai Metro Rail Limited?

  • Website address : chennaimetrorail.org
  • E-mail address : chennaimetrorail@gmail.com

✅ What is the speed of the train in CMRL?

The average speed is 35 kilometres per hour (22 mph) and maximum speed is 80 kilometres per hour

✅ What is the running time between CMRL terminal stations?

45 minutes to one hour from Washermanpet to Chennai Airport

What is the ticketing system in CMRL?

Automatic fare collection system and Smart card system.

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