According to officials, a service road adjacent to the station will connect it to the mall. With the present arrangement, commuters will have to take a deviation to Arcot Road via 100 Feet Road. Commuters, especially pedestrians and two-wheelers, will find the service road helpful.
Vadapalani is one of the major stations on the Koyambedu-Alandur stretch and is expected to be operational by early next year. According to CMRL, by 2016, when operations are in full swing, this station is projected to have at least 12,000 people passing through. Currently, officials said, structural work on the station has been completed.