Govt. approves Rehabilitation & Resettlement package for the people attected by the widening of Vyttila- pettah Road

Government of Kerala has approved the proposal of KMRL to make a Rehabilitation & Resettlement package applicable to those who lose living space or livelihood due to the land acquisition for Kochi Metro project as well as for the road widening between Kunnara Park – Petta implemented by KMRL. KMRL had prepared a detailed R&R […]


State cabinet approves Kakkanad Extension of Kochi Metro

The state Cabinet has given approval for the JLN Stadium-   Kakkanad extension of Kochi Metro. The approval is given for an extension which is 11.2 km long with an estimated project cost of 2017.46 Crore including taxes.  The extension will have 11 stations such as Palarivattom Junction, Palarivattom Bypass, Chembumukku, Vazhakkala, Kunnumpuram, Kakkanad Junction, Kochi […]

One-day Workshop on ‘Infrastructure-Kochi - Short and Long -term

One-day Workshop on ‘Infrastructure-Kochi – Short and Long -term

A one-day Workshop on ‘Infrastructure-Kochi – Short-term and Long-term’, jointly organised by the Better Kochi Response Group (BKRG), Kerala Management Association (KMA) and the World Bank was held today at the KMA Hall. PWD Minister V K Ibrahim Kunju addressed the function. By representing KMRL, Kochi Metro Rail MD Shri Elias George IAS conducted a session […]


Light Metro for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode – what are the real issues?

The Urban Mass Transit project proposed for the cities of Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode has been dogged by recent controversy about the relative merits of the transportation solutions proposed: Monorail vs. Light Metro vs. Standard Metro; as well as regarding its financing structure. Even in advanced western societies, there may not be public debates of such […]


Kochi Metro – Reduce stress and save money!

Today when you think about driving to work, it is not only expensive, but stressful too. Especially if you are driving alone, on the other hand, think if you have a chauffeur driven vehicle, and all you have to do is hop in and out at the destination. No worries about parking, fuel, traffic choke. […]


Why the Colour ‘Aqua Marine Blue’ for Kochi Metro Rail Coaches!

The colour aquamarine blue symbolizes calmness, sophistication and water. The color also represents clarity of mind and it is considered as a friendly colour. It radiates the peace, calm and tranquility of blue and the balance and growth of green with the uplifting energy of yellow.This is a color that recharges our spirits during times […]

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Queen of Arabian Sea to have aqua marine blue colored Metro coaches

Kochi Metro will have an aqua marine shade of blue colour for the exterior. The metro will also have the same colour for the general seating complemented with a bright lime light- green for its priority seating and overhead hand grabs. The walls and the ceiling are to have a light grey to balance this […]

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Director Board Approval for the deal with Axis Bank

The 21st board of KMRL held in Delhi today approved the selection of Axis Bank to be the partner for Kochi Metro to have co-branded cards, investing the entire funds required for the Automatic Fare collection System (AFC)  including Phase two and also paying an additional royalty of Rs.209 crore to KMRL for the right to […]


Traffic to be diverted as part of KMRL’s Road Improvement Program

The Sadanam Road, Neetipadam Road & A M Thomas Road will be fully closed & traffic will not be allowed from 06:00 AM on 17/04/2015 & 18/04/2015 (WHOLE DAY) as a part ofKochi Metro Rail‘s Road Improvement Program. All the commuters are requested to use cross roads and parallel roads in the area as diversion […]


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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