The second phase of MRTS is taken up for implementation for a length of 11.166 KM with 9 stations viz., Mandeveli, Greenways road, Kotuurpuram, Kasthuriba Nagar, Indira Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Taramani, Perungudi, Velachery at a cost of Rs.733 crores. Unlike in phase-I, in the development of Phase II, CMDA have the right for the development of Air space above these stations or in the land adjoining the stations for commercial exploitation.
The work of the Architectural / Engineering design for the stations under the scope of Railways and the Commercial Space under CMDA’s scope were awarded to reputed consultants. The Railway has completed the construction of station building and laying of track and started thr train services up to Velachery. Hence CMDA is on the verge of taking up the Commercial Complex over these station Buildings.
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Out of 9 stations, 6 stations from Mandaveli to Thiruvanmiyur are located along the Buckingham canal and the balance 3 stations from Taramani to Velachery are located away from the Buckingham canal.
The government has given permission to CMDA to take up the project on BOT basis in the last 3 stations i.e. at Taramani, Perungudi & Velachery. Now CMDA is pursuing PPP cell of Tamil Nadu Government to assist CMDA in selecting the BOT operator.