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Fares fixed for Kochi Metro

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

: A director board meeting Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) at today fixed fares for Kochi Metro.

The first phase of the metro between Aluva and Ernakukam Maharaja's College is expected to be operational in April next year.

According to the KMRL, Rs 10 is the minimum charge and a passenger traveling from pAluva to Pettah (the entire journey) will have to pay Rs 60.

KMRL said in a post that Rs 20 is the charge fixed for traveling a 5 km distance, Rs 30 for 10 kms and for traveling 15kms, a passenger will have to pay Rs 40.

The meeting also fixed Rs 50 for traveling a distance of 20 kms and Rs 60 for traveling a distance of 25 kms.

KMRL is planning to give concession for passengers traveling the Metro using the Kochi One application being developed by the Kochi Metro Rail LTD, officials said.

The fares were announced by KMRL Managing Director Eliyas George.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 21:22 IST