Kochi metro is the first metro project to be commissioned with modern signalling system with ‘Made in India’ coaches. Kochi Metro construction phase-I got completed in a record time of 45 months. It is the longest first phase metro operation in India comprising 13 km and cover 11 stations between Palarivattam and Aluva in Kochi. The cost of the entire metro construction was approximately Rs 6000 crore. DMRC executed the metro construction while KMRL is responsible for its operations.