According to a Times of India report, as part of the extension of phase-1 project, which will connect North Chennai to rest of the city, the Chennai Metro Rail Limited is all set to go ahead and procure 10 news trains from a French rail transport company. Notably, the phase-1 extension project across North Chennai will cover a stretch of 9.0151km between Washermenpet and Wimco Nagar.
Two-wheeler rental service has reportedly been launched by Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) at airport and Thirumangalam stations, on Thursday. Reports say, two-wheelers such as Honda Activa, Hero Splendor, Bajaj Pulsar, Yamaha R15 and KTM Duke 390 are available for rents. The rental starts at Rs 75 per hour and a refundable deposit of Rs 2,000 has to be paid to avail the service.
The bike rental company, MetroBikes, has launched a service to provide bike rentals across the 36 metro stations in Bengaluru city on Friday. Reports say, users can track nearest available bike through a mobile app and start and end journey by using OTPs (One Time Password). The Bengaluru Development Minister K J George welcomed the move saying it helped solve last-mile connectivity issues.