Edapally Junction

A Brief Overview of Kochi Metro’s Main Stations: Edappally

Significance of the Area: Edappally, a place in Kochi once ruled by Edappalli Rajas (Kings of Edappalli) is now a bustling locale and one of the busiest junctions in Kerala. Edappally is dotted with developed areas and commercial centres along with the prodigious Lulu Mall, which is forsooth the ultimate shopping destination in Kochi. The […]


A Brief Overview of Kochi Metro’s Main Stations: M G Road

Mahatma Gandhi Road Stadium Significance of the Area: Mahatma Gandhi Road, often called as MG Road is not only a trademark locale in the city but also the main artery and the commercial high street of the city. Beginning all the way from Madhava Pharmacy Jn. in the north all the way to Thevara and […]


A Brief Overview of Kochi Metro’s Main Stations: JLN Stadium

As we draw close to the commencement of Kochi Metro’s operations let take a detailed look at the six major stations along the Phase 1 metro line which includes, JLN Stadium, CUSAT, Kalamassery, Edappally, Changampuzha Park and MG Road. These stations are expected to be the most hustling and bustling hubs along the metro corridor […]

Chief Minister Visits KMRL

Kochi Metro Rail Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kudumbasree for the management of it’s station premises including ticketing, customer relations, house keeping, parking management and running the canteens of KMRL, in the presence of Chief Minister of Kerala honourable Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan and minister for Local Self Government Dr. K. T. Jaleel during […]

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RDSO has issued the speed certificate for operation of standard gauge rail cars of Kochi Metro

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has crossed a major milestone in clearing the operational procedures of Kochi Metro. Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) has issued the speed certificate for operation of standard gauge rail cars of Kochi Metro manufactured by M/s. Alstom Transport India Limited. RDSO has issued the speed certificate for the operation of […]


KMRL to Build Walkway at Hight Court Junction

  When Kochi Metro Rail Limited was incorporated five years ago, the vision was not to merely build and run a metro but to completely redefine transportation in the city and the entire state. As we stand on the precipice of running our metro project, we’ve also decided that it was high time that we […]


വാട്ടര്‍ മെട്രോ: പൊതുഗതാഗത സംവിധാനത്തിലെ നവമാതൃക

  കൊച്ചി മെട്രോ റെയില്‍ കോര്‍പ്പറേഷന്‍(കെഎംആര്‍എല്‍) നടപ്പിലാക്കാനുദ്ദേശിക്കുന്ന ഏകീകൃത പൊതുഗതാഗത സംവിധാനത്തിലേക്കുള്ള ആദ്യ ചുവടുവയ്‌പ്പെന്ന് വാട്ടര്‍ മെട്രോയെ വിശേഷിപ്പിക്കാം. കേവലം ജലയാത്ര ഒരുക്കുന്നതിലുപരിയായി ബോട്ടു ജെട്ടികളിലേക്കുള്ള അടിസ്ഥാന സൗകര്യമടക്കം വിപുലീകരിക്കാന്‍ വാട്ടര്‍ മെട്രോ സഹായകമാകും.   കൊച്ചി നഗരത്തിന്റെ പരിധിയില്‍ തന്നെയുള്ള ദ്വീപുകള്‍ക്കിടയിലെ ഗതാഗത സംവിധാനത്തെ കൂടുതല്‍ ശക്തമാക്കുന്നതിന് വാട്ടര്‍ മെട്രോ അവസരം സൃഷ്ടിക്കും. സിസി ടിവി കാമറ അടക്കമുള്ള സുരക്ഷാമാനദണ്ഡങ്ങള്‍ കൃത്യമായി പാലിച്ചായിരിക്കും വാട്ടര്‍ മെട്രോ പദ്ധതി കെഎംആര്‍എല്‍ നടപ്പിലാക്കുക. 2017ജനുവരിയോടെ വാട്ടര്‍ മെട്രോ പദ്ധതിയുടെ ഉപദേശകസമിതി […]

The existing Chambakkara Bridge

Chambakkara Bridge to Get A Makeover

The Government of Kerala has accorded Administrative Sanction for the reconstruction of the Chambakkara Bridge into a four-lane bridge, at a cost of Rs.33.66 crore, as a preparatory work of the Kochi Metro Rail project.  The reconstructed bridge will be 310 meters in length and 8.5 meters in width.    Major stakeholders along with people […]


Kochi Metro Extension Gets Funding of 175 Million Euro

Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) the French Funding agency, has agreed to provide a loan of around 175 Million Euros for Kochi Metro Rail’s extension from JLN Stadium to Infopark via Kakkanad and as a very special case, to give a loan for a longer tenure of 25 years, at an interest rate of 1.35% […]

Kochi Metro Today

6 Things that Make Kochi Metro Unique

Over the past decade, Kochi has witnessed stunning advancement in infrastructure and technology. Considering the number of mega projects that have come up in the past and those set to launch in the near future, it is safe to say that Kochi’s growth is heading skyward, both economically and socially. However, in spite of world […]

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