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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 2,267 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Kozhikode

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

The city along the Malabar Coast in the state of Kerala in India. It has a corporation limit population of 609,224and a metropolitan population of more than 2 million, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Kerala and the 19th largest in India.Kozhikode Metro is a proposed Light Rapid Transit (LRT) system for the city of Kozhikode (Calicut), in India. In 2010.As per the proposal for Metro, it would start from Karipur Airport, touching Ramanattukara, Meenchanda, Mini- Bypass, Arayadathupalam and culminate at the Medical College.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Kozhikode Light Metro Project
  • Owner: Govt. of Kerala
  • 3Executing Body: Kerala Rapid Transit Corporation Limited
  • Project Type: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 2,773 Crores
  • Total Length: 13.3 km
  • Phases/Lines: 1 (1 Line)
  • Completion Target: 2026
  • Status: Approved

Operational Routes



Not yet decided as project in now under construction.

Route Map


Project Information


Line 1: Meenchanda - Kozhikode Medical College

  • Total length: 13.3 km
  • Total Stations: 14
  • Route: Meenchanda, Vattakkinar, Panniyankara, Kallayi, Pushpa, Kozhikode Railway Station, Palayam, Mananchira, KSRTC, New Bus Stand, Kottuli, Thondayad, Chevayur and Medical College.
  • Depot: Medical College

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
 Phase-I   ₹2,773  crore    Govt. of Kerala

 Deadline: NA

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: NA
  • Average Speed:NA
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: NA
  • Signalling System: NA
  • Rolling stock: NA

Major Contractors (Phase I)


Progress So Far

  • 12 February 2021: Kerala state cabinet approved the revised DPR of Kozhikode LRTS.



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