CMDA explores land parcel near Poonamallee

CHENNAI: After Madhavaram and Kilambakkam, the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) is exploring land parcel in western suburbs of Poonamallee to house the 3rd bus terminus for long distance fleets. The new facility will cater for buses bound for Bengaluru, Dharmapauri and Vellore and would completely decongest Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT) at Koyembedu.




CMDA resources stated that a request has been made to the Tiruvallur district collector to identify land 'poramboke' land around Poonamallee. “We have requested the (Tiruvallur) district management to search for 'poramboke' land measuring 15 to 20 acres around Poonamallee for establishing the bus terminus,” an reputable instructed TOI. The making plans authority is exploring land inside a radius five kilometres from Poonamallee. “It is an effort is to completely decongest Koyembedu, through which CMBT shall be used just for city products and services,” another senior reputable stated.


The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has firmed up plans to add Poonamallee into the 107.55 kilometre Phase II metro rail community. According to reputable estimates, 600 products and services are operated to other locations from CMBT to Arani, Arcot, Dharmapuri, Kancheepuram, Vellore and Bengaluru, which passes through Poonamallee on a regular basis. An additional 200 buses are added all the way through the weekend to cater for added call for from commuters.


The initiative comes shut at the heels of an intercity bus terminus at Madhavaram for buses bound to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is anticipated to be inaugurated quickly, while the federal government has earmarked 35 acres of land at Kilambakkam close to Vandalur on GST Road to operator fleets bound for southern districts from the southern outskirts of town. Official resources additional stated that shuttle products and services may well be operated from the proposed facility nearest city bus terminus to facilitate the motion of passengers to their respective places. The CMRL's plans to extend the metro rail till Poonamallee is an added benefit to the location, CMDA resources added.


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