Kochi Metro project is in fast lane. The second reach of Kochi Metro project was recently commissioned. The stretch covers 5-km distance from Palarivattom to Maharajas College ground. On June 17, the first phase between Aluva to Palarivattom covering 13.26 km was made operational. Kochi metro project now covers 18 km from Aluva to Maharajas College station.