Thiruvananthapuram Metro – Information, Route Map, Fares, Tenders & Updates

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Introduction

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Light Metro with 1 line and 19 stations is a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system proposed to be built in the city of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala’s capital.

Trivandrum Metro’s Phase 1 project will be executed by Kerala Rapid Transit Corporation Limited (KRTL), a special purpose vehicle of the government of Kerala. In January 2016, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was appointed the interim consultant, but quit the project in 2018 due to slow progress.

The project in 2017 was put on hold due to its high cost and low ridership projections which were not in line with the Government of India’s new Metro Rail Policy. A revised DPR has been prepared and is awaiting the Kerala state government’s cabinet approval.

Key Figures

Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 0 km | Approved: 21.82 km

Trivandrum Metro Phase 1 Routes

Line 1 – Technocity – Karamana (21.82 km)
Estimated Cost: Rs. 4219 crore
Stations (19): Technocity, Pallipuram, Kaniyapuram, Kazhakoottam, Kazhakoottam Junction, Kariavattom, Gurumandiram, Pangapara, Sreekaryam, Ulloor, Kesavadasapuram, Pattom, Plamoodu, Palayam, Secretariat, Thampanoor (Trivandrum Central Railway Station), Killipalam, Karamana

Note: Official line color has not been assigned yet.

Trivandrum Metro Phase 1 Route Map

The embedded map below can be zoomed into!

Trivandrum Metro Fares (Ticket Prices)

Trivandrum Metro’s fare prices, structure and ticket types haven’t been announced yet. That will be finalized closer to the start of commercial operations.

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