Kochi Metro Rail gets Rs. 356-cr expansion

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The state cabinet has granted administrative sanction to extend Kochi Metro up to Tripunithura whereby the Phase 1 B will be extended from Ernakulam S.N. Junction to Tripunithura Railway Station / Bus depot at an investment of Rs 356 crore. The stretch is expected to be completed in two years. KMRL has promised to commission 1.5-km long Pettah-SN Junction section by 2021 and the stage is also set for execution of the Rs.290-crore Tripuni-thura Mini hub project, an integrated transit terminal acting as a converging point of the Kochi Metro, the railways and the transport buses. The Urban affairs department had earlier given the nod for acquiring 12.90 acres of land for setting up a modern bus terminal near Tripunithura railway station and the proposed Kochi Metro rail station also falls in the area. The agency is constructing a 21-metre wide road connecting S.N. Junction (Seemas auditorium along Refinery Road)

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