Kochi Metro: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-25 12:36:00 Viewer: 3,030 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Kochi

Kochi Metro: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

In the bustling urban landscape of Kochi, India, an ambitious transformation is underway with the development of an extensive metro rail network. With two metro rail lines spanning a combined length of 39.7 kilometers, this transformative project is poised to revolutionize the city's transportation landscape. Backed by a substantial project cost of Rs. 7,758 cr. INR, this metro rail endeavor is not only set to ease commuter congestion but also foster sustainable urban growth and connectivity for years to come. The metro train operation in the first Phase of the Kochi Metro project was started on 19 June 2017 and the system is now covering a total of 25.6 km with 1 lines. By the end of 2025 , the Kochi Metro will cover a total network of 39.7 kilometers.

Project Summary

  • 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  7,758.79 Crores 
  • Funding Agency: JICA, AFD
  • Status: Operational -17 June 2017

Routes & Network

Line            Routes   Length   Current Status  
1   Aluva - SN Junction   28.5 km   Operational (25.6 km), Under Construction (1.16 km)  
2   Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium - Info Park   11.2 km   Approved  

Operational Routes

Phase I: Aluva - Petta - SN Junction

  • Route Length: 27.4 km 
  • Stations: 21 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.
  • Depot: Muttom

future expansion

  • Length: 1.16 km 
  • Total Stations: 2 
  • Station Names: Vadakkekotta, SN Junction

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.

Airport extension: Aluva - Angamaly  

Train Maintanance Depot

Phase    Line   Location
Phase I   Line 1 (Blue)   Muttom (Operational)


Distance   Fare
Upto 2 Km    ₹10
2 Km to 5 Km   ₹20
5 Km to 10 Km   ₹30
10 Km to 15 Km   ₹40
15 km to 20 Km   ₹50
20 Km to 25 Km   ₹60

Route Map

Click to view on Google Maps

Key Dates

  • 13 September 2012: Foundation stone laid down by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • June 2013: Construction work was started.
  • 17 June 2017: 13.4 km section (Aluva – Palarivattom) of Corridore 1 Open for public.

Helpline No.

18004250355, 0484-2846700/70 


Kochi Metro Rail Limited 

JLN Metro Station, 4th Floor,

Kaloor, Ernakulam, Kerala 682017

Email: contact@kmrl.co.in

Website: kochimetro.org

In-depth Information

Phase 1


Also Read

Leave Your Comment!

Recent Comments!

No comments found...!