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KMRL to organise Happy Street (Raahgiri) in Kochi.

    Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL), in cooperation with the Ernakulam District Administration, Kochi City Traffic Police, GCDA and Kochi Biennale Foundation is planning to conduct a `Happy Streets’ programme in Kochi on the lines of a programme called `Raahgiri’, which is a regular event held in more than 15 Indian cities.  This will […]

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Team AFD to visit Kochi

  A three-member team from AFD (Agence Française de Développement), the French development agency funding Kochi Metro project is coming on a two-day visit to Kochi tomorrow to evaluate the progress of the project and also to discuss the status of Phase 2 extension- to Kakkanad, which is also proposed for the funding from AFD.   The team consisting of Mr. […]

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THE ROYAL RIDE IN THE ROYAL CITY

We are at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity in terms of clothes, attitudes, behaviours, traditions and so on. Kochi Metro surely promises us with a great change in not only our culture but also in our lifestyle. The traffic gridlock force people to spend more time on the roads which […]

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The Stations that stand out

The stations of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. have much more in store than you imagined. Each Station will showcase certain important aspect in connection with the rich heritage and culture that the state of Kerala boasts. It is going to present a brand new world for passengers, they are sure to be enthralled by the […]

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Kochi – An All Encompassing City

Kochi is not just on the government’s smart city list, but also on the map of many new IT businesses. Apart from being the commercial hub of Kerala, developments such as turning the international airport into a Public Private Partnership (PPP) and upgrading of the sea port have brightened the prospects of the real estate […]

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Leading up to the all-important journey

The second trial run of Kochi Metro Rail was conducted successfully on Monday. The trial run was conducted from Muttom Yard to Edapally at a distance of 6 kms. The trial run was conducted three times between Muttom and Edapally. While the speed of the train was 10 kms/hr during the first trip, it was 20 and […]

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Greater Emphasis on Rail Projects

    India’s congested cities are awarding new rail projects at a record rate, creating a boon for the sector in the coming years. India currently has about 300 km (186 miles) of operational metro track laid across seven cities in a country with an urban population of 400 million. In a bid to boost […]

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Rs.450 crore Union Budget allocation for Kochi Metro

Kochi Metro Rail Project has got an assistance of Rs.450 crore in the Union Budget for financial year 2016-17, as against an amount of Rs.779 crore that had been requested.  The main shortfall has been in the Head of Account – Pass Through Assistance (PTA), where the provision is Rs.434 crore as against the allocation […]

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Getting closer to our Dream

   The Kochi Metro with a successful Test run organized on Saturday gave a brief look at the absolute treat that it holds in store for the people of Kerala. This endeavor managed to take the whole city by the grip and Metro with this sure-footed run doubt has reserved a special place in hearts […]

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A Card with multiple benefits

* Photo for representational purpose only   The multi-purpose Metro Smart Cards is scheduled to be out from May. It is being developed under the expert guidance of the KMRL. These are single cards that can be used for shopping purposes and  will also be conveniently accessible in any of the banks. The ticketing facilities […]

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