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Chennai Metro Green Line Map, Timing, Nearby Attractions

Published Date: 30-Oct-2019

With the opening of the Green Line on June 29th, 2015, Chennai Metro became the second modern transit system in the city after the Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS). 

Quick Info

  • Inaugrated in: 29 June 2015
  • Number of Stations: 17 Stations
  • Timings: 5:00 am to 11:00 pm
  • Ticket Price: Rs.10 to Rs.50

Chennai Metro Green Line Map

Chennai Green Line Metro Map

Chennai Metro Green Line Interesting Facts

  • Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu, is responsible for the planning, construction, and operation of the Chennai Metro system, including the Green Line. 
  • The line runs for 22 km via 17 stations in a south–north–east direction. Four-coach trains ply the line with a headway of 5–15 minutes and a maximum speed of 80 km/h.
  • Contrary to the MRTS, Green Line uses standard gauge (1435 mm) tracks, whereas the electrification is the same: 25 kV AC via overhead wires.

Stations on Green Line

Station Interchange/Connections Nearby Accommodation

Puratchi Thalaivar Dr M.G. Ramachandran Central

Inter Corridor Line, Chennai Central Railway Station, Chennai Park Suburban, Chennai Park Town MRTS, Chennai Moore Market Suburban  
Dr M.G. Ramachandran Central    
Egmore Chennai Egmore Railway Station, Chennai Suburban Railways  
Nehru Park    
Kilpauk Medical College Purple Line Hotels near Kilpauk
Pachaiyappa’s College    
Shenoy Nagar    
Anna Nagar East   Hotels in Anna Nagar East
Anna Nagar Tower    
Thirumangalam Red Line  
Koyambedu   Hotels in Koyambedu
Koyambedu Depot    
Puratchi Thalaivi Dr. J. Jayalalithaa CMBT Red Line, Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus Hotels near CMBT Metro Station
Vadapalani Orange Line Hotels in Vadapalani
Ashok Nagar    
Ekkattuthangal   Hotels near Ekkattuthangal
Arignar Anna Alandur Inter Corridor Line, Red Line
St. Thomas Mount Red Line, Chennai Suburban Railways, MRTS  

Top Attractions Connected by Green Line

Attraction Nearest Station Distance from Nearest Station (Km)
St Thomas Mount National Shrine St Thomas Mount 2.8
Vadapalani Murugan Temple Vadapalani 0.4
Forum Vijaya Mall Vadapalani 0.3
Fort St George Central 2.3
MA Chidambaram Stadium Central 3.2
Parthasarathyswamy Temple Central 4
Spencer Plaza Mall Central 3.2
Express Avenue Mall Central 3.5
MGR Museum Central 3.2
Government Museum Central 2.1
St Andrew’s Church (The Kirk) Central 1
St Mary’s Church Central 2.3
Armenian Church Central 2.1

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many metro stations are on the Green Line?

A. Currently, the Green Line Chennai Metro is running on 17 stations from St. Thomas Mount to Chennai Central

Q. Which is the 1st station on the Green Line metro in Chennai?

A. St. Thomas Mount and Chennai Central are the initial stations on the Green Line on both the ends.

Q. Which is the most popular station on the Green Line metro in Chennai?

A. The most popular stations on the Green Line are Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central, Kilpauk Medical College, Anna Nagar, CMBT, Vadapalani, and  St. Thomas Mount.

Q. Who made the Green Line metro in Chennai?

A. Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) manages all the operations of Chennai Metro.

Q. Which is the cleanest metro line in Chennai?

A. The Chennai Metro has made significant efforts to maintain cleanliness by implementing regular cleaning schedules, and waste management systems, and educating passengers about maintaining cleanliness inside the trains and stations.

Q. What is the timing of the first train from a Green Line in Chennai?

A. The first train departure time on the Green line of the Chennai Metro is 5:00 am.

Q. What is the timing of the last train from the Green Line in Chennai?

A. The last train departure time on the Green Line of the Chennai Metro is 11:00 pm.

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