When Maveli Arrived at Kochi Metro

The entire Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. team came together to celebrate the auspicious festival of Onam in joy and fervor. The celebrations featured special cultural performances put together by the KMRL family, games for employees and sadhya. Here’s a few glimpses from Kochi Metro’s Onam festivities.                   […]


RDSO Checks Underway at Kochi Metro

  A team from the Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) in Lucknow has begun intensive trials on the Kochi Metro trains to ensure passenger comfort and safety. RDSO began their trials on Monday after fitting transducers and sensors on various components of the trial run coaches and also carried out a few runs along […]

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KURTC and KfW to Run Metro Feeder Services and City Buses

KURTC In yet another milestone in the road to creating a seamless integrated transportation system in the city, Kerala Urban Road Transport Corporation (KURTC) has joined hands with German bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) to introduce 786 pollution-free buses that will run on electricity and compressed natural gas (CNG). KURTC is all set to operate […]


An Overview of Junction Improvements

With the aim of promoting non-motorized transportation in the city and making Kochi more pedestrian and cyclist friendly, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. plans to make practical changes to some of the city’s arterial and busy junctions, like Edappally, Aluva, Vytilla and other major city junctions so as to better improve transportation and mobility and facilitate […]


Envisaging the Future Kochi

  William Shakespeare famously said that there is a tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.  Such a tidal flood moment has arrived in the history of Kochi; because now the city is poised to receive unprecedented levels of investment for improving urban infrastructure: for schemes like […]

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കൊച്ചി മെട്രോ, വാട്ടർ മെട്രോ, സ്മാർട് സിറ്റി…മുന്നേറാം, അവസരങ്ങൾക്കൊപ്പം

കാറിനെക്കാൾ വേഗത്തിലെത്താൻ കഴിയുന്ന, അതേ നിലവാരമുള്ള പൊതു ഗതാഗത സംവിധാനം, സന്തോഷകരമായ ജീവിതത്തിനുവേണ്ട എല്ലാ അടിസ്ഥാന സൗകര്യങ്ങളും – വിദേശ രാജ്യങ്ങളിൽ ഇത്തരം സൗകര്യങ്ങൾ കണ്ടും കേട്ടും അറിവുള്ള മലയാളിക്കു സ്വന്തം നാട്ടിൽ ഇത്തരമൊരു ജീവിതം എന്നെങ്കിലും സ്വപ്നം കാണാൻ കഴിഞ്ഞിട്ടുണ്ടോ? ഇതാ, ആ അവസരം നമ്മുടെ കേരളത്തിലും വന്നിരിക്കുന്നു. കാര്യക്ഷമവും കൃത്യതയുള്ളതുമായ പൊതു ഗതാഗതം– കരയിലും വെള്ളത്തിലും മെട്രോ റെയിലിലും. നഗരത്തിന്റെ കുറച്ചു ഭാഗത്തെങ്കിലും ലോകോത്തര നിലവാരമുള്ള അടിസ്ഥാന സൗകര്യങ്ങൾ. ചുരുക്കം പേർക്കുമാത്രമായി ഒതുങ്ങുന്നതല്ല ഇതൊന്നും, […]


A Brief Overview of the Water Metro Project

German Development Bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) has inked an agreement detailing the disbursement procedure and schedule  for Rs 747 crore (euro 85 million) with Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) to finance an integrated water transport system for Kochi city. The agreement, mandated by the German government, was signed in the presence of German Ambassador […]


Phase Two of Kochi Metro in the Pipeline

AFD officially announced their commitment on financing the Phase 2 of Kochi Metro and other city improvement initiatives proposed by KMRL including junction improvements and place making. The team also expressed their satisfaction on the progress of the project. The AFD team consisting Ms. Priscille De Coninck, Urban Transport Expert, AFD Head Office, Mr. Nicolas […]


‘Street Scape’ Walkway to be Opened to the Public

A bicycle track and walkway, named, as “Street Scape” has been a long cherished dream for KMRL that has materialized into a living, breathing reality with a modern grade walkway, cycle path and beautification on both sides of Shihab Thangal Road. The project is a part of KMRL’s non-motorised transportation initiative. KMRL is pleased to […]


Kochi Water Metro Project to be Inaugurated Today

Hon. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, will inaugurate the Kochi Water Metro Project of Kochi Metro Rail Limited on Saturday  (23rd July) evening at 5 pm at the Sacred Heart Church Ground at Kothad, Kadamakkudy Panchayath. The project that includes the introduction of modern water crafts, renovation of boat jetties, re-development of access roads with street […]

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