Date of Post: 14 June, 2018
KOCHI: Lulu Mall, Edappally, will become the first business establishment to connect with Kochi Metro as per the interconnection policy approved by KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Ltd). The skywalk, connecting the Edappally metro station to the mall, will be opened to the public today. KMRL managing director A P M Mohammed Hanish will inaugurate the new skywalk.
- This connectivity is expected to bring down vehicular traffic in the busy Edappally junction substantially.
- The skywalk will be operational from 9 am to 10 pm.
- Other business establishments like Chennai Silks are also in the process of connecting with the metro through a skywalk.
- As per the policy, the entire cost of connectivity including civil work, lighting, additional lifts, shifting of AFC, ticketing office and security cabins and any other modification and alteration work are borne by the establishment connecting it with the metro.
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