The Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has kicked off the construction of eight more terminals for the Kochi Water Metro project on Wednesday (16th September 2020). The work began with piling works at Eloor.
Besides Eloor, Cheranalloor, South Chittoor, ferry at Cochin Port Trust, Kumbalam, Kadamakkudy, Mulavukad North and Paliyamthuruthu are the other terminals proposed by the KMRL for the project. With this, the total number of terminals under construction rose to 16.
“Construction of the terminals is progressing in various locations. The eight new terminals will ensure connectivity between rural parts of Kochi and the mainland. Their construction will be completed early next year in a time-bound manner,” said KMRL MD Alkesh Kumar Sharma while attending the ground-breaking ceremony at Eloor with senior officials of KMRL.