Kochi Metro: Tripunithura Terminal Launches, Enhancing Connectivity

NewsKochi Metro: Tripunithura Terminal Launches, Enhancing Connectivity


Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 1.16 km stretch between SN Junction and Tripunithura terminal on Wednesday, making the first phase of the Kochi Metro completely operational.

The highly-awaited opening of the Tripunithura station is anticipated to convey extra passengers to Kochi Metro and thereby allow the daily average ridership to pass 1 lakh. The release of the terminal is accurate information for Kochi metro-sure rail passengers who face delays due to the frequent traffic of trains close to or at the Tripunithura railway station as its miles are placed close enough for them to interchange over to the Metro.

About Kochi Metro 

Under the primary section, the Metro will have 25 stations from Aluva to Tripunithura, spanning 28.12 kilometers. On the inaugural day, the first educate – carrying youngsters with disabilities – will go away for Aluva at 10 am. Commercial operations in the direction of Tripunithura-Aluva will begin after that. 

Even the Kochi Metro has approved the ticket price of Rs 75, but it may changed to Rs 60 later for passengers till next note best Rs 60 till further note. Built at a price of Rs 7,377 crore, the primary section community is multiplied and now connects the city of Aluva in the northern suburbs of Kochi to Tripunithura inside the southern part of the metropolis. 

Kochi Metro enhances connectivity. 

The community will aid people in their journey to the eastern and southern regions of Ernakulam district. The Tripunithura metro terminal is positioned near the primary railway station, and with a bus terminal developing adjacently, the area will turn into a first-rate multimodal delivery hub for the city, according to officials.

The pillars and partitions of the terminal station have been embellished with artwork of ‘athachamayam’, a ten-day annual cultural fest in Tripunithura. The station will also house a dance museum dedicated to the conventional types of the state, officers said.

Tripunithura Terminal Launches by Kochi Metro Rail Limited

Dignitaries who were present at the inauguration ceremony at the Tripunithura terminal protected industries minister P Rajeeve, Ernakulam MP Hibi Eden, and nearby MLA K Babu, among others. A video message by means leader minister Pinarayi Vijayan, lauding the efforts of the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL), was performed at the function.

The construction of Kochi Metro first section has been starts in 2013, and first section was inaugurated by PM Modi in 2017. Since then, multiple network stretches have been thrown open in phases. While the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), under the leadership of ‘Metroman’ E Sreedharan, led the project’s construction until 2020, it was later handed over to KMRL. The 2d section of the Metro venture between JLN Stadium and Infopark, the IT hub of the metropolis, is expected to be operational by 2028.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kochi Metro’s Tripunithura terminal from Kolkata on Wednesday, marking the entirety of the first section of the urban rail network from Aluva to Tripunithura covers 28 kms and 25 stations.

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