Kochi Metro will be inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister of India,
Shri. Narendra Modi On June 17 , 2017.
The first Phase 13.4km section of line from aluva to palarivattam is going to start in June 2017.
The second Phase from palariavattam to Maharajas College will be open in august 2017.
Kochi metro | Kerala’s first and India’s 8th metro project.
Kochi is the financial capital of Kerala. It is considering to be the fastest metro rail project completed in India. it was one of the fascinated project in Kerala. The metro concept is introduced as solution of traffic problems, abate dirtiness and noise levels on town roads. it will make the job opportunities for the people.
Kochi Metro Rail Project
The concept of Kochi metro first represented by the UDF government. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with the Rs 5150 cr ambitious project or better to say the dream, is supposed to come true in 2016 if all the efforts going in this direction will eventually fructify. With the words “This will act as the cornerstone in the efforts of reviving the city to the new height” PM Manmohan Singh inaugurated this multi-billion project on 13-09-2012. Kochi metro construction began in 2013 and completed in 2017.
THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Representatives of Agency Francoise de Development (AFD), a French financial Agency, in a massive boost to Kochi Metro project, agreed to ensure funds on time for the Rs. 5182 crore Kochi Metro Rail project. This not only removed the biggest hurdle in reformation of Kochi tourism, but also set a French connection to the metro and tourism. The mass rapid transport system will integrate with waterway transport at Vyttila and Edappally. The two locations which attract major portion of tourists for having several places worth visiting in the GOD’S OWN COUNTRY. The AFD team also visited the sites for metro stations proposed at Aluva, Edappally, Kaloor International stadium, South railway station and Pettah. The KOCHI METRO RAIL LIMITED (KMRL) obtain a loan from HUDCO if there is delay in the State government pooling in with its share of the project cost will be used mainly for land acquisition. The entire metro project will be covered by 23 metro stations connecting two suburban towns Aluva and Thiripunithura while passing through down town Kochi.
- SRIDHARAN-THE MASTER MIND
- Sridharan, principal Advisor of DMRC, restated that the four-lining of North Bridge is expected to be over by the year-end, while Salim Rajan Bridge will be ready by mid-April. The concept of the metro as envisaged by metro man E. Sridharan of DMRC to allow pliers from across the Kochi along with that of the suburban towns approach to main city and attract tourists to the unseen part of this dream city. It has been designed to follow the below marked routes:
- Cochin university of science and technology
- edappally junction
- changambuzha park
- Nehru stadium
- Lissie hospital
- Mg road
- Maharajas college
- Ernakulum south
In future Kochi metro, will be connected to Cochin international airport
Kochi is the most beautiful and amazing city situated at heart of Kerala. Kochi metro will be establishing with uninterrupted power supply system.it provide paper ticket and smart card to passengers. It provides special facilities for the disabled person. Automatic signaling will be provided with protection and security