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).
- 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 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
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|
|Kilpauk Medical College||Purple Line||Hotels near Kilpauk|
|Anna Nagar East||Hotels in Anna Nagar East|
|Anna Nagar Tower|
|Koyambedu||Hotels in Koyambedu|
|Puratchi Thalaivi Dr. J. Jayalalithaa CMBT||Red Line, Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus||Hotels near CMBT Metro Station|
|Vadapalani||Orange Line||Hotels in Vadapalani|
|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|
|Spencer Plaza Mall||Central||3.2|
|Express Avenue Mall||Central||3.5|
|St Andrew’s Church (The Kirk)||Central||1|
|St Mary’s Church||Central||2.3|
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.