Southern Railway has taken up Chennai Egmore Station redevelopment in order to offer a world-class ambience, futuristic infra and airport-like facilities for passengers. Tender was awarded for the redevelopment work in October, 2022 and the work is progressing at a steady pace.
Works executed Recently
·100 % piling and 80 % pile cap work completed at Multi-level Car Parking (Gandhi-Irwin Road side)
·85% of piling and 33% pile cap completed at Multi-level Car Parking (Poonamallee High Road side)
·75 % of substructure works completed at Poonamallee High Road Parcel Office
Other work in progress
·Coordination with Chennai metro Rail Limited for Multi-level Car Parkings on Poonamallee High road & Gandhi-Irwin road sides
·Shifting of Existing RMS and Parcel office to new location
·Design of Arrival terminal and parcel FOB
·Traffic diversions for PH terminal & arrival and parcel FOB and MTC PH high road
Works Executed So far
·Bored cast in situ pile for Multi-level Car Parkings on Poonamallee High road & Gandhi-Irwin road sides
·Pile cap, Grade beam and plinth beam works at Multi-level Car Parkings on Poonamallee High road & Gandhi-Irwin road sides and parcel office
·Demolition and shifting of existing utility for construction of Poonamallee High road & Gandhi-Irwin road terminal buildings
·A series of meetings are held with the stakeholders of the project CMRL, GCC,TNEB, Environmental Department ,Divisional Forest Office, MTC for utility shifting .
Chennai Egmore Railway Station Redevelopment
The work of Redevelopment of Chennai Egmore Railway station was awarded as EPC contract to M/s DEC Infrastructure and Projects India Private Limited, Hyderabad at a cost of Rs.734.91 Crores. M/s Tata Consulting Engineers Limited, Mumbai have been tasked with the work of Project Management services (PMS) at a cost of Rs.14.56 Crore.
Two terminals are proposed to be constructed, one at the Gandhi Irwin Road Side and one at the Poonamallee High Road side. The Terminal Buildings on both sides are proposed as a G+3 structure with world class amenities like waiting lounge, ticketing area, commercial area and Roof plaza etc. Segregation of departing and arrival passengers, Parcel FOB, adequate Lifts and escalators are planned in this building. The proposed Multi-Level Car Parking on both GI side and PH side are proposed as G+5 structure with Commercial area, Car & Bike parking and Budgetary Hotel. The proposed Parcel office on the PH side is proposed as G+2 structure with Parcel office and RMS.