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

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-31 12:29:00 Viewer: 3,502 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Thane

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

Thiruvananthapuram also known by its former name Trivandrum is the capital of the Indian state of Kerala.The encompassing urban agglomeration population is around 1.68 million.The state government had initially asked the state transport department to prepare a detailed project report (DPR).However, the DMRC was later entrusted with the task. DMRC principal advisor E. Sreedharan submitted the DPR to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on 11 December 2012.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Thiruvananthapuram Light Metro Project
  • Owner: Govt. of Kerala.
  • Executing Body: Kerala Rapid Transit Corporation Limited
  • Project Type: Light Rail Transit System (LRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 4,219 Crores
  • Total Length: 21.82 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: Technocity – Karamana

  • Total length: 21.82 km
  • Total Stations: 19
  • Route: Technocity, Pallipuram, Kaniyapuram, Kazhakoottam, Kazhakoottam Junction, Kariavattom, Gurumandiram, Pangapara, Sreekaryam, Ulloor, Kesavadasapuram, Pattom, Plamoodu, Palayam, Secretariat, Thampanoor (Trivandrum Central Railway Station), Killipalam and Karamana

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
    ₹4,219 crore     Govt. of Kerala

Deadline: NA

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: NA
  • Average Speed: NA
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 25kV, 50Hz (OHE/OCS)
  • Signalling System: CBTC  
  • Rolling stock: NA

Major Contractors 


Progress So Far

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

Also Read

Leave Your Comment!

Recent Comments!

No comments found...!