Vyttila Mobility Hub

Vyttila Mobility HubVyttila Mobility Hub is an integrated transit terminal in the city of Kochi.. It is designed as a converging point of various forms of public transportation, such as local and long distance buses, metro rail and water transport. The first phase, consisting of the terminal for long distance buses and the basic amenities, started construction in December, 2010. When fully implemented, it will have facility to integrate all modes of public transportation, as well as for shopping, entertainment and hospitality.

The tenders for the construction of first phase has been granted to Nagarjuna constructions from among seven companies which submitted tenders. The selection was on account of quoting the lowest amount for the execution of the project and the first phase of the project be completed by February 2011. After completion it will be largest bus terminus in the Kerala state and third largest in South India.

Work on Vytilla mobility hub inaugurated
Map of Vyttila Mobility HubState Fisheries Minister S. Sarma inaugurated the construction work of Vytila Mobility Hub in Kochi today. The project aims at solving a good share of commuting problems in the city by creating amenities in and around the Vytilla Junction, by integrating different modes of transport like roadways, metro rail, railways and waterways.

From Vytilla, public transport systems can provide connectivity with the western and eastern parts of the city, West Kochi, and also regional hubs like Vypeen, Palarivattom, Kakkanad, Thripunithura and Aroor. Vytilla is also well- connected with National Highways 47, 17 and 49, the seaport and the airport.

The proposed metro rail passes through the junction and National Waterway III is located close by. By basing operations in Vytilla, the KSRTC and private buses would be able to save huge amounts on fuel, apart from the time saved in not entering the city. Thus, the Vytilla mobility hub has evolved as a natural remedy and is envisioned as a long-term solution to Kochi’s transporting problems.



Anonymous said...

please change the date it is mentioned that first phase will be completed by February 2011 but even a good road I could not see there.

Anonymous said...

The mobility hub when realised should be tagged as ''COCHIN BUS TERMINAL'' . Air port is termed as ''COCHIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LIMITED [ CIAL ]'', Port is prefixed as''COCHIN PORT TRUST[CPT]'', the railway terminus is named as ''COCHIN HARBOUR TERMINUS ( CHTS )''.So at par with other transport services, the bus terminal too has legitimate right to be called as COCHIN BUS TERMINAL.

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