Tbm Anaimalai, Metro Rail Phase 2: Ayanavaram Tunnel Work Over… Otteri Vanda ‘Anaimalai’!

Tbm Anaimalai, Metro Rail Phase 2: Ayanavaram Tunnel Work Over... Otteri Vanda 'Anaimalai'!-oneindia news

Chennai Metro 2nd phase project is planned to be completed with 3 more lines for 116.1 km length at a cost of Rs.63,246 crore.
Phase 2 Metro
Metro trains will be operated on 3 routes Madhavaram Dairy – Sirucherry Chipgat, Lighthouse – Poontamalli Panimanai, Madhavaram Dairy – Choshinganallur. The metro construction work for this is going on in full swing.

In this situation, the tunneling engine named Anaimalai in the 2nd phase of the Chennai Metro train has completed its work and reached Otteri station.

Metro Rail Project
A total of 23 tunneling machines are being used for tunneling work in Phase 2 Metro Rail Project.

Tunnel construction work
First 9 km from Madhavaram Dairy Farm to Kellys on Route 3. The tunnel construction works for the length are being executed by Tata Projects and 7 tunnel boring machines are being used for this purpose.


The tunneling machine started tunneling on Anaimalai (S98) route 3 (down line) from Ayanavaram station to Otteri station on 23.10.2023. The 925 meter long tunnel has been started from Ayanavaram station and reached Otteri station.