[184][185][186][187] In addition to train sets, the signalling contract was also won by Alstom and will use Alstom Urbalis 400 CBTC signalling. [67] The DMRC was appointed to implement the project. The electricity will be supplied from the Kaloor substation of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). The first trial run was flagged off by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, on 23 January 2016. The service is expected to be completely operational by FY19. Stations may be renamed after sponsors who pay a fee. The number of metro stations on the line was set at 22. 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SMS will work out the requirement of land that has to be acquired for this. KMRL plans to hire another agency to care for the trees. A Cabinet decision was taken to form a special purpose vehicle (SPV) called Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) as per orders from Planning Commission and the Union Government for the implementation, operation and maintenance of the metro project. The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium station will depict the heritage of sports in the state. Train service starts at 6:00 a.m. and continues till 10:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. DPR-Phase 1B – SN Junction to Thripunithura, Combined DPR of Phase I – Aluva to Thripunithura, Automatic fare collection system with combination of smart cards & RFID / QR Code tickets, 975 passengers (Crush load) (Seating – 136), JLN Stadium to Infopark( Detail Project Report submitted to Central Government ), Elevated viaduct carried over pre-stressed concrete ‘U/I’ shaped girders with pile/open foundations, 2.9 m wide modern rolling stock with stainless steel body, Standard gauge, Axle load of 16 tonnes, Communication Based Train control – ATC with ATO, ATS, ATP & CBI, Viaduct and 6 Station Buildings from Aluva to Kalamassery – Larson & Toubro, Chennai, Viaduct and 6 Station Buildings from Kalamassery to JLN Stadium – Larson & Toubro, Chennai, Viaduct and 5 Station Buildings from JLN Stadium to Ernakulam Junction Station – Soma Enterprises Limited, Pune, Viaduct and 5 Station Buildings from Ernakulam Junction to Petta – Era & Ranken (JV), New Delhi, Vindhya Telelinks Ltd, New Delhi – KE-1 to KE- 7, Red Star Constructions, Alappuzha – KE-8 (Muttom). [88] The remaining land was owned by the KSEB and was acquired separately. The girder was installed at Pulinchode near Aluva. Kochi, Sep 7 | Over five months after its operations came to a screeching halt following imposition of the national lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Kochi Metro not only resumed its services on Monday, but also saw inauguration of the three-km-long stretch from Thykoodam to Petta, thereby signalling the completion of the first phase of Kerala’s first metro project. [123] The DMRC said, "Most workers who owe allegiance to the unions are unskilled, but have to be paid wages equal to or more than that is paid to the skilled workforce deployed by contractors. [180] According to Metro officials, "The delay will impact integrated trial of coaches in Aluva-Palarivattom route, initially scheduled for August 2015. In July 2017, a consortium of Cherian Varkey Construction Company (CVCC) and Vijay Nirman Constructions (VNC) has been awarded the contract to execute the construction of Kochi Metro works from Maharaja's College to Ernakulam south, and also from Kunnara Park to Pettah. However, as far as the Kochi metro project was concerned, 13 km stretch was being inaugurated in the initial phase itself. Palarivattom station features images of the flowers of the Western Ghats. However, the land required for parking at stations, road widening and straightening curves along the alignment was not assessed in the original plan. [165], The Kochi Metro uses 65-metre long Metropolis train sets built and designed by Alstom. Thomas, DMRC Principal Advisor E. Sreedharan, Union Urban Development Secretary Sudheer Krishna, Chief Secretary Jose Syriac, KMRL MD Elias George, DMRC MD Mangu Singh, Union Minister for Urban Development Kamal Nath officially confirmed that DMRC would undertake the work of Kochi Metro. [needs update] AFD has stated that they could provide a loan of up to 130 million Euros which is around Rs. As part of the study, the School of Management Studies (SMS) also prepared the layout for parking with traffic circulation plan for each station. Advertisements will be placed at metro stations, pillars along the viaduct, the interior/exterior of trains and the KMRL website. [45], In December 2011, Kerala Minister for Public Works V.K. It was opened to the public within four years of starting construction, making it one of the fastest completed metro project in India. "[124], Sreedharan said on 4 March 2014 that the commissioning of the Kochi Metro would be delayed stating, "Owing to delays in land acquisition, the work on Metro rail can only be completed partially within the stipulated time. It is estimated to cost ₹2,577 crore (US$360 million). The Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice A.M. Shafeeque directed the corporation to place on record the final alignment of the ROB by 2 April 2014. The extension will add two more stations, near Vadakkekotta and SN Junction, to the line. However, KMRL wanted the metro to be as a medium metro corridor, as opposed to a light one, and the width was increased to 2.90 metres (9 ft 6 in). Bicycles Docking Stand at Metro Stations. Our objective is to make Kochi the first city in the country where the entire public transport system: the metro, the buses, the boats, the auto-rickshaws and the taxies work together as a seamless integrated system; with a common timetable, common ticketing and centralised ‘command and control’. [157], KMRL has proposed an elevated route spanning 25 km (16 mi) from Aluva to Pettah with 23 stations. KMRL has built skywalks connecting metro stations & nearby landmarks. Takeshi Fukayama of JICA said, "DMRC has an expertise in implementing the project and so, KMRC should take their support in executing the project. There will be 11 stations on the line - Palarivattom Junction, Palarivattom Signal, Chembumukku, Vazhakkala, Kunnumpuram, Kakkanad Junction, Kochi Special Economic Zone, Chittethukara, Rajagiri, InfoPark I and InfoPark II. The board has also asked the state government to revisit the total area that the project will cover, so that the project can be extended to the fast developing suburbs of Kochi. [100][101] The next station where piling work was carried out was Aluva.[102]. [52], The Corporation of Cochin and Kochi Mayor Tony Chammany supported handing over work to DMRC..Chammany had stated that "Government of Kerala and the Corporation of Cochin along with the people of Kerala unanimously want the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to take up the work of Kochi metro which will be crucial to the growth and development of Cochin City. KOCHI: With mounting losses threatening to derail Kochi Metro, the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) has rejected the Urban Mass Transit Company (UMTC) proposal to provide an underwater connectivity as part of phase-III extension. We will be able to complete the work from Aluva to MG Road in the stipulated time. [160] The IIA presented the designs of 14 stations to the KMRL on 14–15 March 2014. civil works), 2x GIS3; 110 kV Intake Power Substations and their associated Power Transformers 110 kV/33 kV, and 33 kV/415 V Auxiliary Transformers. The DMRC had been given ₹230 million earlier.[62][63][64][65]. [182] The contract is for design, manufacturing, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 25 standard track gauge trains with an option to supply 25 additional metro sets. Kochi Metro was lauded for its decision to employ Kudumbashree workers and also members of the transgender community. Kochi Metro - Phase 1 Route Map This is a list of stations of the Kochi Metro . [136][137], Apart from ticket sales, the KMRL intends to generate revenue through advertising and leasing out station names. Cochin University, Edapally, Changampuzha Park, Palarivattom, J. L. N. Stadium, Kaloor, Town Hall, MG Road. Thus, the Kochi metro project became the first metro in the country which connects rail, road and water transport facilities. Kochi Metro Rail Limited is hoping to get a final commitment from the French financial agency AFD - Agence Française de Développement by the end of December 2013. [34] The Union Government's share of the cost would be 20.26%, or ₹1,002.23 crore (US$140 million). [31] The LDF state government wanted it to be in public sector, which was not acceptable to the Central Government. [215], Geographic data related to Kochi Metro at OpenStreetMap, This article is about the elevated rapid transit system. [61] The DMRC will execute all preparatory works. The first phase is being set up at an estimated cost of INR5181 crore (US$790 million). The SMS submitted the report on 10 August 2012. The project will create employment opportunities for the local people. The coach depot at Muttom requires 23.605 hectares of land, higher than the originally estimated 17 hectares. © 2019 Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. All rights reserved. [213], In early 2014, E. Sreedharan criticised Kochi Metro Railway Limited (KMRL) for its involvement in the re-tender for the procurement of coaches for the project, saying that this would result in a delay of six or seven months. The project was contracted to Hero Solar Energy (P) Ltd. [22] Every Kochi Metro station is designed on a specific theme around Kerala culture and geography. The New Indian Express quoted a DMRC official as saying, "The work of the Era has been found to be extremely unsatisfactory. On 3 March 2012, KMRL handed over ₹150 million to DMRC for undertaking the preparatory works. The project will require 477 trees to be cut. [90], Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for the project on 13 September 2012. 4. The boats were manufactured by Steel Industries Kerala Ltd, Kannur (part of Steel Authority of India Ltd). According to E. Sreedharan, the DMRC has set internal targets for the construction. The highlight of the machine is that customers using the facility will be incentivized by way of discount coupons redeemable at select commercial outlets. Airport officials had requested that the state government build the metro link in the second phase, but the government decided to take it in the third phase instead. [11] [7] The Kochi metro project is the first metro in the country which connects rail, road and water transport facilities. [14], Then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy laid the foundation stone for the Kochi Metro rail project in 2012, construction work was started in June 2013 and a 13.4 km (8.3 mi) section of the line from Aluva to Palarivattom was opened to passengers on 17 June 2017 by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India. Construction was expected to be carried out quickly until May when it was expected to slow down again due to monsoon. The monsoon season forms the theme of the Kaloor station. [172] A total of 22 trains will be inducted for the first phase of operations of the metro. Apart from the five originally proposed projects, some additional projects such as the construction of the Ernakulam North RoB,[57] and the flyover at Edapally were also carried out. [27], On 22 December 2004, the United Democratic Front Government led by Oommen Chandy assigned the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) the task of preparing the detailed project report (DPR) for the Kochi Metro rail project. The study was focused on understanding the ridership of all 22 stations including two terminal stations and assessing the possible number of two and four-wheelers, which would require parking in the Aluva- Pettah Metro Rail corridor. [153] The Metro authority said that Canara Bank has taken this project as a special case with their request of interest reduction and provided relaxations on their conditions. It will also reduce pollution and noise levels, as well as congestion on city roads. Approximately, 15 hectares out of the required 31.92 was government-owned land. The tune features traditional sounds of Kerala music featuring a chenda and ilathalam. It was opened to the public within four years of starting construction, making it the fastest completed metro project in India until the Lucknow Metro overtook it. It was decided to supply power via the 750 V DC third rail. The contract is based on the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model, under which Hero will invest the entire ₹27 crore (US$3.8 million) to install the panels and operate the solar power station for a period of 25 years. [30] The Union Government supported using public-private partnership (PPP) on the build-operate-transfer model. [132] The extension will be completed after the Aluva-Pettah stretch. 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This was opposed by the KMRL who preferred to source power from the third rail laid alongside the metro track. [117], Transport Minister Aryadan Mohammed stated on 14 December 2013 that he had asked the DMRC to replace Era Constructions, the contractor of the metro's fourth reach (Vytilla-Pettah) because the work was going too slowly. The team included Senior Transport Expert of AFD, Mr. Xavier Hoang; AFD regional director for South Asia, Aude Flogny and Project Coordinator, Gautier Kohler. Although the AFD typically issues 20-year loans for urban infrastructure projects, it agreed to offer KMRL a longer tenure of 25 years at an interest rate of 1.35%. The Pachalam-Fort Kochi link was proposed in the third phase along with Angamali extension. [8] There are 17 sharp curves along the route; the sharpest curve have a radius of 120 metres (390 ft). The Kochi Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. There are 25 stations planned on the line from Aluva to Tripunithura railway station [1] [2] 22 of them are currently in operation, Petta Metro Station is the most recent opened station on 21-July-2020. [128], The Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) cleared the metro to operate at a maximum speed of 80 km/h (50 mph) on 8 December 2016. Then Managing Director of KMRL, Tom Jose said, "Now we will sit down with our valued partner, DMRC, and chalk out the way forward, obtaining advice and guidance from former DMRC Chief, E Sreedharan. The State Government had set apart ₹1.58 billion for preliminary works. Aluva station's theme is Kerala's natural beauty and the station's interiors depict the Periyar and the other major rivers in the state. [110][111] The tree planting program was launched on 21 June 2013, with 500 saplings planted by local students. Unlike Phase I, the KMRL will implement Phase II independently without the involvement of the DMRC. 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