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Aluva is a station of Kochi Metro. The station is currently the northern terminus of the line; the next station is Pulinchodu.[1] The station is located in the town of Aluva, beside the flyover at Aluva Bypass junction.

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Aluva
Kochi Metro rapid transit
LocationAluva Bypass
Coordinates10°06′35″N 76°20′59″E / 10.109675°N 76.349638°E / 10.109675; 76.349638Coordinates: 10°06′35″N 76°20′59″E / 10.109675°N 76.349638°E / 10.109675; 76.349638
Owned byKMRL
Platforms2
Construction
ParkingAvailable
History
Opened19 June 2017
Electrified750V DC
Services
Preceding station   Kochi Metro   Following station
TerminusPhase I Line
toward Petta
Train at Aluva Metro Station

The station is situated near the banks of the Periyar river. It was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 17 June and opened for public on 19 June 2017 as a part of the first stretch of the metro system, between Aluva and Palarivattom.[2]

Aluva Metro station is a submission to the Periyar river. Along with the pictures of the rivers, the structure of the station is designed to indicate the river water flame.[3]

Location and connectionsEdit

Aluva metro station is located on the side of the Aluva flyover along the National Highway at Aluva Bypass Junction.

Aluva private bus stand is located right next to the metro station and provides services to Perumbavoor, Angamaly, Mala, Paravoor, Kochi Airport, Kalady, etc. Additionally, buses stop at the entrance of the metro station to accommodate passengers.

Aluva railway station and KSRTC stand are situated 2 km away from the metro station. Passengers can reach the railway station by bus or autorickshaws. Long distance KSRTC buses which skip the KSRTC stand have their Aluva stop in front of the metro station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fare Chart". Kochi Metro. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  2. ^ Greeshma Sukumaran (17 June 2017). "Kochi Metro inauguration: PM Modi flags off rail service, takes maiden ride with CM Pinarayi Vijayan, 'Metro Man' Sreedharan". International Business Times. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  3. ^ http://blog.kochimetro.org/2017/05/19/കൊച്ചി-മെട്രോയുടെ-11-സ്റ്റ/ Station Design