Phase II: RITES to study on possible metro extensions.

KMRL had assigned M/s. RITES to undertake a feasibility study regarding possible metro extensions, as part of Phase II of the Kochi Metro Rail Project.  Accordingly RITES have conducted studies of three prospective routes: JLN Stadium to Kakkanad, Aluva to Kochi Airport and Angamaly; as well as to West Kochi.The DPR for the JLN-Kakkanad segment […]

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Director Board Approval for Kakkanad Extension.

The 18th meeting of Board of Directors of KMRL was held on 16th Sep 2014 at MoUD, New Delhi chaired by Shri. Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development. The Board has approved the DPR for the extension of the Metro System from JLN stadium to the Infopark via Kakkanad for a distance of 11.17 […]


Metro: From Dream to Reality

For the comfort and easiness of all busy travellers in the city of Kochi, the Metro work is on right path of fast progress. Kochi metro, one of the best metros in India will be completed soon as a relief and one on one solution for most of the transportation problems. The metro rail starts […]

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As part of Kochi Metro Rail Limited’s (KMRL) corporate social responsibility three-hundred-and-fifty standardized signboards will be installed in various parts of the greater Kochi. The Kochi Metro has already placed 40 signboards in different parts of the city. “A few have been installed along Park Avenue Road and 150 more will be installed at various […]


Review meeting by Shri. Venkaih Naidu, Union Minister for Urban Development.

Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development, Housing, Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs took a review meeting on Kochi Metro on Wednesday, 27th August at Abad Airport Hotel, Nedumbassery. This is the first time Shri. Naidu is visiting Kerala after becoming the Union Minister. Shri. K.V. Thomas MP attended the meeting along with the MD, KMRL […]


KMRL Green Initiative

KMRL has moved forward to make Kochi green by planting 350 saplings at Indian Maritime University (IMU) at Kochi on 22nd August. Including this initiative, KMRL has crossed planting 2000 plants altogether. Rajeev Prakash (Director IMU), S.K. Sinha (IMU Principal Officer),Sreekumar( Assistant Registrar IMU), Johnson Mathew(GM, KMRL), G. Santhosh(Deputy GM), Susan Solomon Thomas ( Manager […]


CM held meeting to quicken Metro Project

The Chief Minister took a meeting for expediting the completion of the Kochi Metro Rail project at 3.00 pm on 20th August`14 at the Conference Hall, Secretariat, Trivandrum, in the presence of the Minister for Power & Railways, Shri. Aryadan Muhammed, Minister for PWD, Shri. Ebrahim Kunju, Minister for Excise & Ports, Shri. K. Babu, […]

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CM’s meeting held on road repair.

An emergency meeting was held at Ernakulam Guest House by Chief Minister on yesterday evening in the context of the Traffic Problems faced in the Kochi area. The Minister for works  Shri. Ibrahim Kunju, the minister for Irrigation. Shri P.J Joseph, Ernakulam MP Shri. K.V Thomas, MLAs Shri. Benny Behanan, Shri. Hibi Eaden, Shri. Ludy […]


Immediate action to repair roads

As part of resolve the traffic congestion and speed up the road repair activities, KMRL had initiated a joint inspection along with  DMRC, Cochin Corporation, KWA, PWD, NH, Traffic Police officials  between Vyttila Junction and Aluva through the Metro Rail viaduct corridor on 13th August, 2014. After the inspection the following decision were taken: 1.     The strong potholes […]


French company to supply metro coaches

The French multinational company Alstom quoted the lowest and got the order of Rs. 750cr supply of 75 coaches for the Kochi Metro Rail project. On 11th August 2014, the financial bid was opened at the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) head office. “The French company quoted Rs. 8.43 while joint venture consortium of Hyundai […]

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