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Kochi Metro Blog The Kochi Metro Rail Project is the long cherished dream of citizens of Kochi city. Our vision is to build a world-class metro rail system that enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Kochi.

28 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Workshop concludes with action plan for UMTA implementation

Two-day work shop for finalizing measures to realize the Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) in the city of Kochi suggested an action Plan for effectively implementing UMTA in the Greater Kochi region by the time the Metro Rail project is commissioned. This Action Plan includes the following ingredients: 1) Providing statutory backing for UMTA, Kochi […]

26 March 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Program Schedule of Workshop on Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA)

  WORKSHOP ON UNIFIED METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT AUTHORITY (UMTA)                 Inauguration Ceremony           Date : 26.03.2014,  Time :10.00 am -10.15 am     Programme 1.     Welcome by                 :               Ved Mani Tiwari, Director (System), KMRL 2.    Opening Remarks and Inauguration by  :   […]

22 March 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Workshop on UMTA in collaboration with AFD & CODATU

As a first step to set up Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) in the city, KMRL is conducting a workshop in collaboration with CODATU, an international non-profitmaking organisation with the help of AFD on 26th and 27th of March in Kochi. The objective of this participatory workshop is to establish, with technical and policy makers, […]

18 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

14 station designs submitted to Kochi Metro for approval

The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) – the agency which has been entrusted with the task of designing Metro stations – has submitted its designs (of 14 stations) to Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) for approval.Designs of the stations would reflect the socio-cultural aspects of Kerala. As per the plan, the stations will have the […]

09 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

AFD signs pact with KMRL

AFD signed a Project Agreement with KMRL for a Euro 180 million long-term loan for the Kochi Metro Phase-1 Project today at Kochi. The agreement was signed by Mrs. Anne Paugam, Chief Executive Officer of the French Development Agency and Mr. Elias George, Managing Director of Kochi Metro Rail Limited, in the presence of Mr. […]

08 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Project Agreement Signing Ceremony between AFD & KMRL

Signing of Project Agreement by Mrs. Anne Paugam, Chief Executive Officer of the French Development Agency and Mr. Elias George, Managing Director of Kochi Metro Rail Limited, in the presence of Mr. Aryadan Mohammed, Minister for Power & Railways, Government of Kerala and the French Consul Mr. Philippe Janvier – Kamiyana.

06 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

AFD to sign Credit Facility Agreement with DEA for Kochi Metro Project

The Credit Facility Agreement will be signed between the Government of India and the French Development Agency for a Euro 180 million long-term loan for Kochi Metro project tomorrow, February 7th, at 3pm in New Delhi. The agreement will be signed by Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance and […]

31 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Traffic Coordination Committee meeting Decisions

Kochi Metro Rail Limited convened a meeting of traffic coordination committee on 30th January 2014 at 11.30 am at KMRL Office to discuss the need of rearrangement of traffic in connection with the construction of Kochi Metro Rail project. It was decided to remove the barricades between Chennai Silks to Padma Junction by February 10th. […]

27 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

16th KMRL Director board meeting decisions

The 16th Director board meeting of KMRL held in Kochi today approved the proposal for the extension of Phase I of the metro line from Petta to Thripunithura. The extension will be through Pipeline road for 2 kms with 2 Stations in between – Alliance Junction & SN Junction for an additional cost of Rs.323 […]

17 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. Notified Recruitment for 3 Managerial Vacancies 2014

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL) issued notification inviting applications on a prescribed format from public for recruitment to 3 posts of Manager (Rolling Stock), Asst. Manager (Power & Traction) and Executive on contract basis initially for three years, further extendable if need be. Interested candidates should send their duly-filled in application forms till 5 February 2014. […]