Kochi Metro Update: Metro to be extended till Thykoodam by June 2019

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Kochi: The DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) is hopeful of completing the civil works till Thykoodam by June 2019. The track-laying works are on full swing. Likewise, the works of stations, including that of the wing bridges, are also progressing.

More Information:

  • Currently, the Metro rail conducts services on the 18-km stretch between Aluva and Maharaja’s College Stadium.
  • There are a total of 16 stations at present.
  • The total number of stations will be 21, by extending the service up to Thykoodam.
  • The new stations are:
  • Ernakulam South
  • Kadavanthra
  • Elamkulam
  • Vyttila
  • Thykoodam
  • The total distance covered after this extensions will be 23.75 km.  
  • The remaining 1 kilometre stretch up to Petta will be completed in another year.
  • The KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Ltd) will also launch the Phase-I (A) extension from Petta to Tripunithura Railway Terminal via SN Junction at a total length of 2 km this year.
  • The KMRL will launch the tenders for Petta-SN Junction-Tripunithura stretch soon.
  • Sources said that the date for launching the commercial operations up to Thykoodam will be decided after consulting the state government.

Rail Analysis insights: The KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Ltd) will also launch the Phase-I (A) extension from Petta to Tripunithura Railway Terminal via SN Junction at a total length of 2 km this year.

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