KOCHI: On Friday, the KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Ltd) has started the trial run between Palarivattom & Maharaja’s College stations of Kochi Metro.
The trial run started with a speed limit of 10 kmph and increased the speed further from the 2nd run onwards by 10 kmph in each run & reached the maximum speed limit of 80 kmph which is the maximum speed of the train planned for this stretch.
More Information On The Metro Trial:
A release said, the trials continued till 8 pm in both up and down tracks and it will restart today (Saturday) morning at 7am, 10 rides have been completed till 5 pm on Friday.
Rolling stock & track test will be done during the initial trials.
A compatibility test will also be done as part of this trial run in the non-passenger timings at Palarivattom stretch.
The trial run will be completed on 16th early morning with a quality check of train ride & modern instrumentation.
After the trial, the further finishing works will be done & go for the approval.