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Axis Bank selected for Cobranded Travel Cards for Kochi Metro

KMRL is delighted to announce that Axis Bank has agreed to invest the entire funds required for the Automatic Fare collection System (AFC) for Kochi Metro system including Phase two as a consequence of an International Competitive  Bid. They will also pay an additional royalty of Rs.209 crore to KMRL over the next 10 years for the […]

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KMRL signed loanAgreement with DCB

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has signed an agreement for an additional term loan of Rs.366 crore with the Ernakulam District Cooperative Bank for funding the land acquisition requirements for the Kochi Metro Rail project. DCB had earlier sanctioned 470 crores for KMRL. However, since the amount of Rs. 104 Crore, which will be required for widening of Vyttila- Petta […]

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KFW Visit on funding for waterways

The two day mission of KFW team for possible financing for the development of inland waterways and transportation infrastructure in the island concluded today. The team had a detailed visit of the waterways and also visited the islands likeMoolampilly, Pizhala and Vypeen.The second mission of KFW was a team of five including Robert Valkovic (Principal Project Manager), Stephanie […]

Stakeholder meeting on water transport with KFW

Stakeholder meeting on water transport with KFW

In continuation to the preliminary discussions for possible financing for the development of inland waterways as a part of the overall integrated public transport system framework for the city of Kochi, the second delegation from KFW is here in Kochi having detailed discussions on the DPR prepared by UMTC and also meeting the stake holders like Cochin […]

The unveiling ceremony of the first metro coach of Kochi Metro

The unveiling ceremony of the first metro coach of Kochi Metro

Manufacturing of metro coaches for Kochi Metro Rail Project commenced today at Sri City facility of Alstom Transport India Ltd. Union minister for Urban Development Mr. Venkaiah Naidu unveiled the first car-body shell of Kochi Metro. Mr. Oommen Chandy, Chief Minister, Kerala joined the function through video conferencing from here, Kochi. The first train set for the […]

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Report on water transport network to be submitted today

The Urban Mass Transit Company Limited, (UMTC), the agency that has been entrusted with preparation of the comprehensive report for the betterment of Kochi’s water transport network, will submit its report to theKochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) today (09/03/2015).The KMRL, the implementing agency for the water transport network project, will analyse the report and submit it […]

Visit of German Development Bank KfW Team

Visit of German Development Bank KfW Team

A three member team from German Development Bank ‪KfW(Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau)includes Mr. Heiko Warnken, Head of Economic Cooperation and Development, German Embassy, Mr. Felix Klauda, Head of Division, Urban Development and Mobility -South Asia, KfW HQs – Frankfurt Office and Ms. Usha Rao, Senior Sector Specialist – Energy & Transport, KfW Delhi Office visited Kochi Metro […]

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City Road Improvement Programme by KMRL

As part of  the work has been started in few inner roads in Edappally side. ROAD BLOCK DETAILS ON 20/02/2015 Stretch Between Raghavan Pillai Road- Ponekkara Road Jn to Punnakkal Junction ( Kindly See attachment for Map) Alternate Roads: • Deshabhimani Road • BTS Road • Edapally Raghavanpillai – Changampuzha Park Connecting Road • Ganapathy […]

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Team from German development bank KfW to visit Kochi

In continuation to the preliminary discussions for possible financing for the development of inland waterways as a part of the overall integrated public transport system framework for the city of Kochi, a three member team from the German Development Bank KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau ) is visiting Kochi on 20th and 21st February. The team visiting Kochi is Mr. […]

Road repairing work

KMRL initiated road repairing works

As part of traffic diversion, Kochi Metro Rail Limited is strengthening and improving the roads in the city with Bituminous Macadam and Bituminous concrete specification with the permission of Cochin Corporation, PWD and GCDA. Work in Progress Details • BTS Road – Preparatory Work in progress (Pot Hole Filling, Profile correction) • Edapally Raghavan Pillai Road – […]

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