Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Flag Off Kochi Metro Services

Posted on:17 Jun 2017 11:15:19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Flag Off Kochi Metro Services
17 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13-kilometer section of Kochi Metro from the Palarivattom station.

  • The Kochi Metro will be the first in India to use Communication Based Train Control technology to maximise frequencies and minimise errors.

  • Each station will showcase a theme, such as maritime history, Western Ghats as well as the local history of the city, among others.

  • The Kochi Metro Rail Corporation decided to employ transgender people in stations.

  • The project cost an estimated Rs. 5,180 crore.

  • The fare will vary from a minimum of Rs. 15 to a maximum of Rs. 30.


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