Tata Projects secures order for nine-km stretch of Chennai Underground Metro Line

~The project includes twin bored tunnels of nine-kms (totalling 18-kms) fromtheTBM retrieval shaft near Venugopal Nagar to Kellys Station along with other associated works~

Mumbai, May19, 2021: TATA Projects Limited, one of India’s fastest growing and most admired infrastructure companies, today announced that the company has recently received a prestigious order from Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) for an important nine-km stretch (Phase 2/ Corridor 3) of Venugopal Nagar to Kellys Station along with other associated works.

The work involves construction of nine-kms twin bored tunnels, totalling 18-kms from TBM retrieval shaft near Venugopal Nagar to Kellys Station and construction of diaphragm walls of station box and entry/exit structures of Madhavaram Milk colony, Murari Hospital, Ayanavaram and Purasaiwakkam High Road Stations, including launching and retrieval shafts as required in the mentioned metro stations.

Mr Raman Kapil, Vice President & BU Head – Metros & Tunnels – Tata Projects Ltd, said, “We are happy to have secured the ‘Letter of Acceptance’ for this prestigious order which will benefit the citizens of Chennai. Our companyis executing underground metro projects in Mumbai and Pune while having successfully completed Lucknow’s underground metro line. This new order therefore reinforces our leadership position and top-notch expertise in undertaking and successfully executing underground metro rail lines across India.”

Once completed, this important stretch of Chennai Metro’s Underground Line will ease the lives of citizens and provide them with a comfortable, faster and eco-friendly mode of travel. It will also provide a fillip to local businesses since travelling to these locations will become much easier.

About TATA Projects Limited

TATA Projects is one of the fastest growing and most admired Sustainable Technology led Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies in India. It has expertise in executing large and complex urban and industrial infrastructure projects.

The company provides turnkey end-to-end solutions to set up fully integrated rail & metro lines, commercial buildings and townships, data centres& airports, power generation plants, power transmission & distribution systems, oil & gas refineries, chemical process plants, water and wastewater management solutions, complete mining and metal purification systems.

It is currently executing some of the most marquee projects across India such as New Parliament Building, Jewar Airport, and Refinery Units at Barmer, Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link, Multiple Stretches of Dedicated Freight Corridors, and Metro Rail Lines across multiple cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Lucknow, Ahmedabad and Chennai.

The company is driven to deliver projects on-time, using world-class project management techniques and has uncompromising standards for ethics, safety and sustainability.

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Sandeep Menezes



Senior Manager – Marketing Communications

TATA Projects Ltd.

Naresh Sharma



Head – Marketing Communications

TATA Projects Ltd.

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