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Metro rail in Kochi expected to be operational by March end

Signal Testing Trial Will Continue Between Aluva And Palarivattom For The Next One Month

PTI | Updated on: 24 Jan 2017, 12:22:26 AM
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Kochi :

A world-class metro system to enhance the quality of life for people living in Greater Kochi area is expected to be operational by the end of this March.

According to officials, E Sreedharan, principal advisor, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday inspected stations between Aluva and Palarivattom section of the Kochi Metro Rail Project.

Sreedharan, who undertook a motor trolley inspection in the viaduct between Aluva and Palarivattom, had detailed inspections at various stations and instructed the officials to speed up various works connected with civil electrical and signal and telecommunication, a DMRC release said here.

“Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and KMRL are working together to complete the work between Aluva and Palarivattom and to commission the section by the end of March 2017.

He expressed satisfaction about the progress of work,” the release said.

Signal testing trial will continue between Aluva and Palarivattom for the next one month, it added.

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First Published : 24 Jan 2017, 12:16:00 AM

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