Kochi Metro | KMRL launches cheaper passes for regular passengers

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Passes for regular Kochi Metro passengers were launched today at Edappally station
Shri. Nubaj C R, one of the most frequent metro commuter received a 60 trip pass from KMRL MD Shri. Mohammed Hanish.

KOCHI: An ease for regular customers as the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) launched passes at discounted rates, Aluva, Edappally, and Maharaja are initially the three stations from where the passes will be issued. There will be two types of passes like one pass for 30 trips, which will be valid for 30 days and the second will be of 60 trips having a 60 days validity.

Nuba CR, a rider the one who one who is logged maximum trips in the last year was handed a 60 trips pass by the KMRL MD Mohammed Hanish at the Edappally metro station at 11:30 am.

Sanjeev Moghe, Executive VP Cards and Merchant Acquiring Business, Axis Bank, which is partnering KMRL in Kochi-1 card said that “This new offer will enable Kochiites to avail greatly discounted tickets and amazing deals, making it a great value proposition for them.”

Sanjeev Moghe, Executive VP Cards and Merchant Acquiring Business, Axis Bank, which is partnering KMRL in Kochi-1 card said that “This new offer will enable Kochiites to avail greatly discounted tickets and amazing deals, making it a great value proposition for them.”

The pass can be issued only in a valid Kochi-1 card with sufficient store value. While the pass for 30 trips will be given at a 25 percent discount, the pass for 60 trips will have a 33 percent discount.

The validity of the pass shall start from the day it is issued. In case if there is no sufficient balance in Kochi-1 Card for pass purchase, top up needs to be done.

Only one pass can be added on one Kochi1 Card at a time. The Pass can be issued between any two stations chosen by passengers (say Station A and B) at the time of issue and the trip will be deducted when the passenger travels between the two stations said by the KMRL authorities.

Only one pass can be added on one Kochi1 Card at a time. The Pass can be issued between any two stations chosen by passengers (say Station A and B) at the time of issue and the trip will be deducted when the passenger travels between the two stations said by the KMRL authorities.

If someone enters from a particular station and exits from the same then also one trip will be deducted. The stored value amount will be used if the entry is made from either station A or B and the exit is beyond the other station. Similarly, the stored value will also be deducted if the entry is made at any station other than the station A or B.

 

As per the rules that are applicable for Kochi 1 card the surcharge and penalty amount will also be deducted.

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