[Pics] Progress of Kochi Metro’s Palarivattom Station – May 2016

After taking a look at Kochi Metro’s CUSAT station yesterday, let’s take a look at the progress of the Palarivattom station! This station will function as the southern terminal of the initial 8 km stretch between Muttom & Palarivattom which the DMRC & KMRL plan to open by November 1.

Like Aluva, the construction of this station by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is progressing far behind schedule and will not be able to open by the new deadline. Even the 3 member team from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) which visited Kochi in April to review the project’s progress expressed their doubts.


Location of Palarivattom Station – View Kochi Metro map and information


Photo Copyright: KMRL


Photo Copyright: KMRL


Platform view – Photo Copyright: KMRL


Photo Copyright: KMRL


Photo Copyright: KMRL

This past week, L&T completed building this stretch’s viaduct by launching the last girder 🙂 . With that, I expect trial runs to be extended to this station from Edapally station in July.

For more updates, check out the Kochi section of the The Metro Rail Guy!


Share this post!
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterDigg thisShare on LinkedInPin on PinterestShare on RedditShare on Google+Share on StumbleUponShare on TumblrEmail this to someonePrint this page

written by

Global traveler who prefers mass rapid transit

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *