WATCH | India to get its 1st Water Metro this week. 5 updates
The Kochi water metro will connect 10 islands in and around Kochi through battery-operated electric hybrid boats
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation India's first water metro. The water metro will set sail in Kochi. Kerala Chief Minister on Sunday tweeted, "It is Kerala's dream project connecting 10 islands in and around Kochi".
PM Narendra Modi's Visit in Kerala
PM Modi will flag off Kerala's first Vande Bharat Express between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasargod at Thiruvananthapuram Central Station on 25 April (Tuesday). The train will cover 11 Districts namely Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur, and Kasargod. He will also dedicate the Kochi water metro to the nation.
Apart from Kochi Water Metro, rail electrification of the Dindigul-Palani-Palakkad section will also be dedicated by the Prime Minister.
PM Modi will also lay the foundation of various rail projects including the redevelopment of Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, and Varkala Sivagiri railway stations; the comprehensive development of Thiruvananthapuram area including Nemon and Kochuveli and the increasing of sectional speed of Thiruvananthapuram-Shoranur section.
Apart from this, Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the Digital Science Park in Thiruvananthapuram.
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