Kochi Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2020-10-27 19:14:00 Viewer: 15,670 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Kochi

Kochi Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Stations, Routes and Updates

The Kochi Metro is a mass rapid transit system serving the city of Kochi in Kerala, India.

  • Project Name: Kochi Metro Rail Project
  • Operator: Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL)
  • Owner: Govt. of India and Govt. of Kerala
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 5181.79 Crores (Phase-I)
  • Funding Agency: JICA, AFD
  • Status: Operational -17 June 2017

Key Summary

Operational Network: 23.65 km | No. of Station: 21

Kochi Metro Rail Network

Phase I: Aluva - Petta - SN Junction

  • Route Length: 27.6 km
  • Stations: 24 Stations
  • No. of Trains: 25
  • Operational Stations: Aluva, Pulinchodu, Companypady, Ambattukavu, Muttom, Kalamassery, Cochin University, Pathadipalam, Edapally, Changampuzha Park, Palarivattom, JLN Stadium, Kaloor, Lissie, M.G Road, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam South, Kadavanthra, Elamkulam, Vytila, Thykkoodam and Petta.
  • Under Construction: Vadakkekotta, SN Junction
  • Depot: Muttom

Phase II: Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium - Info Park

  • Route Length: 11.2 km
  • Stations: 11 Stations
  • Project Cost: Rs.2,577.00
  • Proposed Stations: Palarivattom Junction, Palarivattom Signal, Chembumukku, Vazhakkala, Kunnumpuram, Kakkanad Junction, Kochi Special Economic Zone, Chittethukara, Rajagiri, Info Park I, Info Park II.

Phase III: Aluva - Angamaly (Airport Extension)

Major Contract Awarded

  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC): General Consultancy
  • DB International: Quality and safety monitoring consultant
  • Larsen and Toubro: Construction of 12 station buildings, including six each from Aluva to Kalamassery and Kalamassery to JLN Stadium, and an elevated viaduct in each of the two segments. (Civil work)
  • Soma Enterprises: Construction of a viaduct and five station buildings from JLN Stadium to Ernakulam Junction Station. (Civil work)
  • Era - Ranken JV: Construction of the viaduct and five station buildings from Ernakulam Junction to Petta. (Civil work)
  • Ardanuy Ingenieria: Power supply and Traction
  • Alstom: Supply of 75 metro coaches (25 trainsets) 3-coach each. (Rolling Stock)
  • Alstom: Supply of Signalling, Telecom, and Electrification solution

Metro Authority Contact details

Kochi Metro Rail Limited 

JLN Metro Station, 4th Floor,

Kaloor, Ernakulam, Kerala 682017

Tel: 18004250355, 0484-2846700/70

Email: contact@kmrl.co.in

Website: kochimetro.org

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