Kerala plans monorail project
The public works department (PWD) has prepared a detailed project report on the Kozhikode monorail project. The 13-km monorail will be from the Medical College to Meenchanda.The project was expected to cost Rs 1,500 crore, according to the state PWD minster.The minister said that a global tender would be invited for the implementation of the project. It would be executed on a public private partnership (PPP) basis. The state government was involved in preparing the financial structuring of the project, he said.
Kozhikode has already been listed by the central government among the tier II cities eligible for Metro rail. The state government has mooted the Kozhikode project, taking into consideration the geographic pattern as well as economic feasibility.