Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially opened the Kochi Water Metro. The first water-based metro in India has officially begun service, and more than 6500 people utilized it that day alone. On the first day of operation, the water metro saw a massive influx of users. On the first day, it was claimed that 6,558 people boarded the boats. According to the reports provided by the administration, business activities opened at 7 am and ended at 8 pm.
Water Metro reportedly ran between the High Court and Vypin terminals every 15 minutes. According to information obtained, the ferries will begin operating on the Vyttila-Kakkanad route on Thursday. Regarding ticket pricing, a one trip ticket for the High Court-Vypin route is Rs 20. Travel from Vyttila to Kakkanad will cost you Rs 30. Additionally, commuters will be able to save additional money by using the Kochi Water Metro, which will provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly passes.
The boat charges Rs 180 for a weekly trip pass that includes 12 trips. While the monthly travel pass, which costs Rs 600 and entitles commuters to 50 rides, is also available. The quarterly pass (3 months) is priced at Rs. 1,500 by the water ferry administration. The traveller may take 150 journeys at this price.