The Phase-I of the Kochi Metro Rail project covers a route length of 25.2 km network from Aluva to Petta, on a fully elevated metro viaduct with 22 stations.
The Kochi Metro Rail Project consists of two basic construction components, viz. the Civil Structure and the Systems. The Civil-Structural component of Phase-I comprises of the Elevated Metro Viaduct, 22 Metro Stations and the Track. The System component consists of the Rolling Stock (Metro Rail Coaches), Signalling, Telecom and electrification for Traction & Power supply facilities. A metro train depot on 15.12 Hectares of land has also been constructed for the stabling and maintenance of metro trains.
Reach-1 ( Aluva to Palarivattom)
The works under Reach-1 from Aluva to Palarivattom, with a section length of 13.26 km & 11 stations were completed and the section was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on the 17th June 2017. After the inaugural function, the Reach -1 section was opened to public on the 19th June 2017.
Reach-2A ( Palarivattom to Maharaja’s College)
The part of Phase-I from Palarivattom to Maharaja’s College (Reach-2A) of length 4.96 km & 5 stations was commissioned and opened to the public on 3rd October 2017, after the inauguration by the Hon’ble Chief Minister.
Reach-2B (Maharaja’s College to Thykoodam)
The part of Phase-I from Maharajas College to Thykoodam (Reach- 2B) with a length of 5.65 km & 5 stations was commissioned and opened to the public on 3rd September 2019, after the inauguration by the Hon’ble Chief Minister.
Reach-2C (Thykoodam to Petta)
The statutory clearance for the opening of part of Phase-I from Thykoodam to Petta (Reach-2C) with a length of 1.33 km & 1 station was received on 28th May 2020. The stretch was opened to the public on 07th September 2020 (after relaxation of COVID imposed restrictions) . With this, the entire Phase-I from Aluva to Petta has been completed and operational.