Looking at Kochi from ten years now, there will be developments in every nook and corners of the city. McKinsey, a global management consulting firm conducted a study on India’s economic geography in 2025: States, clusters and cities states that the growth and progress of the city will not be limited to the basic facilities. […]


Signboards for the convenience of travellers: KMRL

There have been recent newspaper reports commending upon two of KMRL’s supplementary initiatives: setting up of signboards across the city to international standards as well as the maintenance and renovation of certain city roads for taking the diverted road traffic. One of KMRL’s corporate objectives is to create better urban facilities for the city of […]


CM expresses satisfaction & assures completion of Metro on time

Without any delay, the Kochi Metro Rail Project will be completed on estimated time. Expressing satisfaction over the progress of Kochi Metro Rail project, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on October 20th, 2014 that it would be completed as per schedule. The much ambitious Rs. 5,180 crore Kochi Metro project will be completed within the estimated time. It is […]

KMRL’s response to the direction from Honourable High Court regarding Muttom Metro village project

Apropos the proposed Metro Village project, it may be clarified that this project is only at a conceptual stage.  We are yet to carry out any land acquisition or earth filling in that area.  A proper Project Report has to be prepared for ascertaining the economic viability of the project.  Moreover, in view of the […]


Phase II: RITES to study on possible metro extensions.

KMRL had assigned M/s. RITES to undertake a feasibility study regarding possible metro extensions, as part of Phase II of the Kochi Metro Rail Project.  Accordingly RITES have conducted studies of three prospective routes: JLN Stadium to Kakkanad, Aluva to Kochi Airport and Angamaly; as well as to West Kochi.The DPR for the JLN-Kakkanad segment […]

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Director Board Approval for Kakkanad Extension.

The 18th meeting of Board of Directors of KMRL was held on 16th Sep 2014 at MoUD, New Delhi chaired by Shri. Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development. The Board has approved the DPR for the extension of the Metro System from JLN stadium to the Infopark via Kakkanad for a distance of 11.17 […]


Metro: From Dream to Reality

For the comfort and easiness of all busy travellers in the city of Kochi, the Metro work is on right path of fast progress. Kochi metro, one of the best metros in India will be completed soon as a relief and one on one solution for most of the transportation problems. The metro rail starts […]

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As part of Kochi Metro Rail Limited’s (KMRL) corporate social responsibility three-hundred-and-fifty standardized signboards will be installed in various parts of the greater Kochi. The Kochi Metro has already placed 40 signboards in different parts of the city. “A few have been installed along Park Avenue Road and 150 more will be installed at various […]


Review meeting by Shri. Venkaih Naidu, Union Minister for Urban Development.

Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development, Housing, Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs took a review meeting on Kochi Metro on Wednesday, 27th August at Abad Airport Hotel, Nedumbassery. This is the first time Shri. Naidu is visiting Kerala after becoming the Union Minister. Shri. K.V. Thomas MP attended the meeting along with the MD, KMRL […]


KMRL Green Initiative

KMRL has moved forward to make Kochi green by planting 350 saplings at Indian Maritime University (IMU) at Kochi on 22nd August. Including this initiative, KMRL has crossed planting 2000 plants altogether. Rajeev Prakash (Director IMU), S.K. Sinha (IMU Principal Officer),Sreekumar( Assistant Registrar IMU), Johnson Mathew(GM, KMRL), G. Santhosh(Deputy GM), Susan Solomon Thomas ( Manager […]

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