CM to take a ride on Water Metro

December 08, 2023 12:41 am | Updated 12:41 am IST - KOCHI

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his Cabinet colleagues will take a ride on a Water Metro ferry on Friday morning from the High Court terminal to Vypeen.

They will take stock of the unique ?1,136-crore project that was envisaged as the Kochi metro’s waterway extension to link the mainland with islands that dot the backwaters. Over 12 lakh commuters have travelled in 12 air-conditioned electric-hybrid ferries that began operating on two routes in April. Kochi Water Metro Limited is gearing up to extend its operation to South Chitoor, said a release.

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