Serpentine queues and selfies: Metro Madness hits Kochi

Published: 19th June 2017 12:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th June 2017 08:48 PM  

A serpentine queue of commuters waiting for a metro ride in front of Palarivattom Metro Station in Kochi. The Kochi Metro opened to the public on Monday , 19 June, 2017. (Express | Albin Mathew)
Passengers waiting to board the Kochi Metro rail take selfies as they wait on the crowded platform of Palarivattom Metro Station in Kochi, 19 June, 2017. (Express | Albin Mathew)
Commuters who boarded the Metro on its first service. A scene from the Palarivattom Metro Station on Monday in Kochi, 19 June, 2017 (Express | Albin Mathew)
The Palarivatttom Metro Station buzzes with people waiting to catch their first ride on the Metro, which opened to the public on Monday in Kochi, 19 June, 2017. (Express | Albin Mathew)
Commuters who boarded the Metro on its first service enjoy capturing selfies in Kochi, 19 June, 2017. (Express | Albin Mathew)
Commuters who boarded the Metro on its first service take selfies. (Express | Albin Mathew)
It's a mad rush as people try to get into the new Metro on Monday at Palarivattom Metro Station in Kochi, 19 June, 2017. (Express | Albin Mathew)
Commuters who boarded the Metro on its first service enjoy the new experience, 19 June, 2017. (Express | Albin Mathew)
Commuters who boarded the Metro on its first service capturing selfies. A scene from Palarivattom Metro Station on Monday in Kochi,19 June, 2017. (Express | Albin Mathew)
The Metro, commissioned on Saturday, is the quickest and the longest first phase to be commissioned of the eight metro projects in the country. (Express | Albin Mathew)
People couldn't get enough of the Metro as everywhere one turned, one could see commuters excitedly clicking selfies. (Express | Albin Mathew)
Here's another click of a click (Express | Albin Mathew)
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