KOCHI (Metro Rail News): Inauguration of Kochi Metro extension to Thaikkudam is decided to be held on September 3.
Services for the public will commence from 4th September. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the extended service on Tuesday at about 11 am in an indoor stadium, Kadavanthra. Hardeep Singh Puri, union minister for Housing and Urban Affairs will preside over the function.
Security inspections by the commissioner of Metro Rail Safety will begin on Friday. Services can commence only with the approval of the safety certificate.
Along with the event, the inauguration of construction of water metro terminal will take place on Tuesday. Piling works for the metro extension from Petta to Thrippunithura SN Junction will also begin on the same day.
As part of the inauguration, Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has announced free parking for passengers at all metro stations from Friday till September 25, 2019.