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 […]


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 […]


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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KMRL to set up vertical gardens along the Metro Rail corridor

As part of the green initiative, Kochi Metro Rail Limited is planning to set up vertical gardens along the Metro Rail corridor, by utilizing the pillars. The vertical gardens will be set up at the Metro Rail stretch mainly in the areas outside the city. Authorities will take stringent actions against those who are erecting advertisement boards […]


KMRL to Improve 14 City Roads

Kochi Metro Rail will begin its three month long relay work in first week of February. As part of traffic diversion, Kochi Metro Rail Limited is strengthening and improving the following roads with Bituminous Macadam and Bituminous concrete specification with the permission of Cochin Corporation, PWD and GCDA. List of roads are given below: • Edappally Raghavan Pillai […]


Decisions of 19th Board meeting of KMRL

The 19th meeting of the Board of Directors of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. was held in Delhi on 20th January`15 under the chairmanship of Shri. Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary, Urban Development and Chairman, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. The Board has approved a supplementary policy for providing Rehabilitation and Resettlement benefits to persons affected by land acquisition, by approving […]

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Pre-bid Meet for UMTA Smart Card Held

As many as six banks and three AFC service providers participated in the pre- bid conference for Kochi UMTA smart card project helping KMRL in achieving its vision to implement a ticketing system which comprises of the Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) solution and the EMV based contactless Smart Card system. This is the next step KMRL has […]


KMRL Explores More Options for Water Transport Project

As part of the preparation of the detailed project report for water transport system in Kochi, KMRL had conducted a detailed discussion with representatives of all Panchayaths in the agglomeration, which have water transport facilities. K.J Sohan, Standing Committee Chairman, Cochin Corporation, Soumini Jain, Chairperson, Work’s standing committee, Cochin Corporation, Experts from UMTC( Urban Mass Transit […]

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