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The journey that you awaited

Following the successful trial run held at Muttom Yard, Aluva one could safely say that Metro has emerged as the center of attention for the people of Kerala. The sheer euphoria has seized the hearts of even the harshest of critics. The city is sure going to turn into a hub buzzing with plethora of activities as […]


Kochi on the Verge of Metro Era

Getting on the verge of a triumph, after a long way of hardships and tussle add more value to the outcome, well reflected in the numerous smiling faces we witnessed on the flagging off ceremony on the test run of Kochi Metro coaches. The threshold of excitement was popping in the mind of every proud […]


The key to all hurdles on wheel – Kochi Metro Rail project

The ubiquitous solution for all traffic grieves and woes of Kochi, an escape from gridlocks and congestion, the key to all hurdles on wheel – Kochi Metro Rail project. With the faith of thousands, hope for future and the buzz of today, metro has already bought a new face to Kochi. An alternated mode of […]


Central Government Approval for Integrated Water Transport project by KMRL

The integrated water transport project mooted by Kochi Metro Rail Limited got the final approval from Government of India today. The Department of Economic Affairs under the ministry of Finance, GoI posed the project to KfW, the German bank, which has agreed to fund the project with their recommendation. It is expected to be included […]


Here begins a world class journey

        Kochi Metro Rail (KMRL) received the first Metropolis train set of the 25 trains 5 months ahead of schedule from Alstom, the rolling stock manufactures for Kochi Metro. The order was placed in August 2014 and Alstom delivered the first train set in record time. Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for […]

Beautification of MG Road


  Beautification of MG Road       Even though the idea behind the mission was setting up of a Metro for Kochi city, the root spread out to more dimensions of tackling the traffic issues of Kochi and making the city a preferred destination. The abundant resources of this highly potential city lie obscured, […]


KMRL to conduct workshop on water Transport

Kochi Metro Rail Limited is conducting a workshop on Integrated Water Transport System in Kochi on 19th Dec 2015 at 10:00 am at Abad Plaza. Honourable minister for Transport Shri. Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan will inaugurate the workshop in the presence of Smt. Soumini Jain, Mayor, Kochi, Shri. Hibi Eden MLA, Benny Behanan MLA, Dominic Presentation MLA […]


A facelift for water transportation

Historians say that Kochi is a modified form of the word ‘Cochazhi’ that in Malayalam means ‘small sea’ which itself signifies the backbone and potential of this highly resourceful city. Backwaters that keep ruffling and reminding of its agony and distress in the ‘way’ it’s been used has been a dark side of the city […]

Beautification of MG Road

An initiative to beautify MG Road

An initiative is put forward by Kochi Metro Rail Limited, regarding the beautification of MG road to retrieve the old glory of the artery and commercial gallery of Kochi. The committee framed to carry forth the proposed plan will discuss it with representatives from KMRL, Merchants union and MG Road city cooperation. According to the plan, the […]

Interior designs of Metro stations

Interior designs of Metro stations approved

The interior design of CUSAT and Kalamassery metro stations that come under first three kilometers of Metro voyage is approved. The exterior of metro stations show similar designs while the doorways are unique and different for each station. As inspired from the beauty and uniqueness of God’s Own Country blessed with its diverse nature and wide landscapes, station interiors […]

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