Water Metro starts service to Fort Kochi

The Water Metro terminal at Fort Kochi. Photo: Special Arrangement

Kochi: The Kochi Water Metro has launched its service to Fort Kochi in a move expected to benefit the public as well as the tourists.

The Water Metro conducted its first service to Fort Kochi from High Court Terminal on Sunday with Kochi Metro Rail Ltd managing director Loknath Behera and celebrity travel vlogger Santhosh George Jacob onboard.

There was no formal inaugural function as the model code of conduct for the April 26 Lok Sabha elections is in place.

The ticket from High Court Junction to Fort Kochi is priced at Rs 40. Service will be conducted every 20 minutes.

The Kochi Metro which operates the services expect a huge number of tourists visiting Kochi to make use of the facility to reach Fort Kochi without worrying about traffic snarls.

The terminal at Fort Kochi, one of the major tourist attractions in Kochi, is the ninth one. The other terminals are Vyttila, High Court, Vypeen, Kakkanad, Bolgatty, South Chittoor, Cheranalloor, and Eloor.
Kochi is the first city in India to launch a water metro service.

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