Trials of S.N. Junction Station and Thripunithura Station Stretch of Kochi Metro Will Begin Today 

The 1.18 km stretch of the Kochi Metro will undergo trials today.

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KOCHI (Metro Rail News): Trials on the 1.18 Km stretch of the Kochi metro running between SN Junction Station & Thripunithura Station will be held today. 

Full Phase:01 

The Commissioning of this line would mark the full commissioning of Phase 1 of the Kochi Metro. The other components like signalling, telecom and traction works will be put on trial with the same, a press release from the Kochi metro said. 


This is the first metro station of the Kochi metro to use the Open Web Girder Technology. Such an arrangement offers enhanced durability and strength. It provides immense flexibility in design in the construction of metro stations. 

It allows for the quick installation of civil structures, ensuring higher work efficiency. 

Kochi Metro, Phase 1

Kochi metro, Phase 1, also called Blue Line, runs from Aluva to SN Junction, covering a distance of about 26.8 Km. It is a fully elevated line with 22 stations with a depot spanning 23.6 hectares. 

The 1.63 km long line has 1 station and a fully elevated structure.  

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