The Kochi Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. Kochi Metro was opened to the public within four years of starting construction, making it the fastest completion metro project in India until the Lucknow Metro overtook it.
The Kochi Metro Project is the first metro in the country to connect rail, road, and water transport facilities. The estimated cost of the first phase is Rs.51.81 billion (US $ 730 million). The Kochi Metro was named the Best Urban Mobility Project in India in October 2017 by the Ministry of Urban Development, part of the Urban Mobility India (UMI) International Conference organized by the Ministry every year.
- Owner: Kochi Metro Rail Limited
- Serving Cities: Kochi
- Number of Lines: 1
- Headquarters: Park Avenue
- Started Operations in: 2017
- Daily Timings: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
- Fare: ₹10–60
Metro Lines In KMRL
Kochi Metro Map
Kochi Metro Phase 2 Extensions : Kakkanad Infopark
In November 2016, KMRL began the process of land acquisition for the extension of the metro to InfoPark. KMRL will widen the Kakkanad-Airport corridor to a 22-meter-wide stretch, and construct a metro pillar at the center of the stretch. Palarivattom Junction, Palarivattom Bypass Junction, and Collectorate Junction will also be widened. The 11.2 km (7.0 mi) extension will connect Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium to Infopark via Kakkanad and is estimated to cost Rs.2,024 crore (US $ 280 million). Of the District Collector of Ernakulam. Mohammad Y. Safirulla said in March 2017, the land evaluation process for the project was completed.
Kochi Metro Phase 3 Extension : Airport Extension
The third phase of the metro includes plans to extend the line from Aluva to Cochin International Airport to Nedumbassery. Airport officials had requested that the state government build the metro link in the second phase, but the government decided to take it in the third phase instead.
Metro Stations In Kochi
KMRL has proposed an elevated route up to 25 km (16 mi) from Aluva Metro Station to Tripunithura Terminal with 25 stations in which 3 are under construction and they are not operating currently. All platforms will be 70 meters (230 ft) long. There will be 17 sharp turns along the route; The radius of the steepest curve will be 120 m (390 ft).
|Aluva Metro Station||NONE|
|Pulinchodu Metro Station||NONE|
|Companypady Metro Station||NONE|
|Ambattukavu Metro Station||NONE|
|Muttom Metro Station||NONE|
|Kalamassery Metro Station||NONE|
|Cochin University Metro Station||NONE|
|Pathadipalam Metro Station||NONE|
|Edapally Metro Station||NONE|
|Changampuzha Park Metro Station||NONE|
|Palarivattom Metro Station||NONE|
|JLN Stadium Metro Station||NONE|
|Kaloor Metro Station||NONE|
|Lissie Metro Station||Ernakulam Town Railway Station|
|MG Road Metro Station||NONE|
|Maharaja’s College Metro Station||NONE|
|Ernakulam South Metro Station||Ernakulam Junction Railway Station|
|Kadavanthra Metro Station||NONE|
|Elamkulam Metro Station||NONE|
|Vyttila Metro Station||NONE|
|Thaikoodam Metro Station||NONE|
|Petta Metro Station||NONE|
Kochi Metro Starting Time Frequency
- The metro train operates on a 7-minute main route.
- The metro service starts at 6:00 am and continues till 10:00 pm from Monday to Saturday.
- On Sundays, the service starts at 8:00 am and ends at 10:00 pm.
Kochi Metro Fare
The minimum fare on the Kochi Metro is 10 rupees (14 US cents) and the maximum fare is 60 rupees (84 US cents). The metro line is divided into 6 fair zones named F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, and F6, which is multiple of five according to distance. A minimum fare of Rs 10 applies for the first 2 km, later an increment of Rs 10 for the fare area. The metro fare for Volvo City bus services in Kochi is slightly higher than the fare.
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