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Kochi Metro

  1. 1. Kochi MetroA Welcome Change… 1
  2. 2.  Kochi  It is the commercial city of Kerala state  Arabian sea lies in the west and in the east lies the urban mainland  It is home to Southern Naval Command, Cochin Shipyard, Kochi Refinery, Cochin Port, Transshipment Container Terminal, Info Park, High Court etc.Kochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 2
  3. 3. Current scenario of Kochi  It has a population of 2.5 million with an annual growth rate of 1.4 %  The floating population is 3-5 Lakhs  Dense development along narrow and congested roads  Expansion of existing transport infrastructure not feasible  Peak Hour Direction Traffic is 13861, in 2011  Annual growth of vehicles is 12-13%Kochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 3
  4. 4. What is Metro  Metro or Metropolitan Railway system is a passenger transport system in an urban area with a high capacity and frequency, and grade separation from other trafficKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 4
  5. 5. Why we need Metro  Rising population  Traffic congestion due to unprecedented growth of personal vehicles  Metro rail brings down travel time  Metro rail offers an efficient, safe, reliable and comfortable transportation system  Metro provides travel experience at cost effective ratesKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 5
  6. 6. Benefits of Metro  Reduces traffic congestion  Saves fuel cost  Saves vehicle cost  Reduces the number of road accidents  Increases property value in less developed areas  Reduces atmospheric pollutionKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 6
  7. 7. Disadvantages of Metro  Metro systems are expensive to build and operate and its implementation takes time.  Metro rail is irreversible; the structure remains forever  Metro rail is not suitable for transportation of cargo  Generates sound pollution and vibrationsKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 7
  8. 8. Kochi Metro Project  Proposed alignment from Alwaye to Pettah  25.612 km in length  22 stations  Estimated cost is Rs 5181.79 CrKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 8
  9. 9. Metro Network  Phase 1: Elevated route spanning 25.253 km from Aluva to Pettah  Phase 2: Extension from Aluva to Angamaly via the Cochin International Airport , extension from Petta to Tripunithura and branch line from Palarivattom to Info Park via Kakkanad  Future Expansion: Extension to Menaka, Kakkanad and West KochiKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 9
  10. 10. Funding Pattern  Central Government : Rs 1002.23 Crores  State Government : Rs 2009.56 Crores  JICA Loan : Rs 2170 CroresKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 10
  11. 11. Wake-up call for Kochi Metro  Project delays can result in cost overrun and make this project not viable  Inconvenience to public if delay persists So, react before it is too late…Kochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 11
  12. 12. Some of the most popular metros in the world As of 2010, there are approximately 160 metro systems in the worldKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 12
  13. 13. London Metro  Opened in 1863  Known as “The Tube”, it is the oldest network in the world  Track length is 402 km  System has 270 stations  One of the most traveled with over one billion passengers recorded in 2007Kochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 13
  14. 14. New York Subway  Opened in 1904  Length of track is 337 km  Has 421 stations  One of the oldest and extensive transportation systems in the worldKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 14
  15. 15. Shanghai Metro  Opened in 1995  It incorporates both subway and light metro  Has 285 stations  Have a track length of 425 kms  The longest and fifth busiest network in the worldKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 15
  16. 16. Seoul Metro Rail  One of the busiest subway systems in the world  Opened in 1974  It has 314 stations  Has a track length of 389.3 kmsKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 16
  17. 17. Madrid Metro System  Sixth longest metro in the world  Second largest underground system in Europe  Madrid Metro trains use left-hand running on all lines due to historical reasons.  Opened in 1919  It has 300 stations  Track length is 293 kmsKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 17
  18. 18. Paris Metro  Second oldest in the world  The subway system runs over 214 km  It has 380 stations.  Many of these stations are famous for their architecture, representing the Art Nouveau styleKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 18
  19. 19. Moscow Metro  Worlds second most heavily used rapid transit system  It is opened in 1935  Has 186 stations  System has a length of 308.7 KmsKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 19
  20. 20. Copenhagen Metro  Opened in 1934  It has 84 stations  Track length is 170 KmsKochi Metro | A Welcome Change… 20
  21. 21. Thank You www.astenrealtors.com 21

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