Kochi : Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL) managing director Elias George said he was hopeful of the Centre nod to extend the project till Kakkanad. He said the Prime Minister enjoyed the Metro ride and the view from the train.
“We could explain to PM all aspects of kochi metro, including shift, speed and transfers. He waved at people who stood atop buildings to see him. While getting back, he expressed interest to exchange seats to get a glimpse of the sights on the other side,” said George. On his future plans, George said , his focus will be on grooming the next generation of metro experts, and he would prefer to retire after completing the first phase.