Trivandrum Monorail : Track Survey Commenced

Key points:

  • Trivandrum Monorail Phase I from Technopark hub locality of Kazhakuttam in North to Balaramapuram in South
  • Road Traffic pattern and volume over 15 minute intervals is being surveyed by NATPAC to assess the frequency of monorail being done over two weeks.
  • Alignment is via Kazhakoottam, Medical College, Thampanoor and Balaramapuram
  • Monorail at 50cr/km is considered more cost effective than Metro Rail at 200 cr/km.  Metro rail costs f0ur times more and is suited for Tier 1 metros

News Sourced from Metro Vaartha dated 27.09.2011

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