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AFD – Agence Française de Développement to visit KMRL next week

A four member team  from AFD will visit KMRL on 29th July, Tuesday. Mrs. Priscille DE CONINCK and Mr. Arnaud DAUPHIN, project managers from the sustainable and transport division (AFD Paris) will lead a supervision mission with Mr. Cheikh DIA and Mr. Gautier KOHLER, project officers at the New Delhi AFD office. AFD team is likely to review […]


KMRL bridge loan deal with Canara Bank

To move forward the first phase of the metro project’s finance smoothly, KMRL signed a term loan agreement for Rs 1,170 crore with Canara Bank on 20th July 2014. For the construction of renowned Kochi Metro Rail project, the estimated cost is Rs 5,181 crore with Rs 2,170 crore coming from external funding sources. The Metro […]


KMRL to sign pact with Canara Bank.

Kochi Metro Rail limited will sign the term loan agreement with Canara Bank for an amount of Rs. 1170 crore on 20th July 2014 at 12 PM in KMRL conference hall. The agreement will be signed between Canara Bank and KMRL in the presence of R.K. Dubey, CMD Canara Bank , Shri. Elias George, MD, KMRL and […]



  Hearing the same complaints, discussing the clichéd problems again and again, the authorities and even the people have only single answer to say, “The Kochi Metro”. The most controversial great Kochi Metro Rail is on its way and everyone is expecting a one on one solution for all mobility difficulties. KMRL repeats the fact […]

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Traffic Diversion in NH 47

From July 11th between 10.00pm to 6.00am. This is as part of the execution of Kochi Metro Project, Vehicular traffic in NH 47 towards Aluva direction will be diverted from 11th July, 2014 (Friday) between 10.00 pm and 6.00 am until further advice. Double Decker vehicles which transports car will not be permitted during this […]

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Budget Allows Rs. 462.17 Crore For Kochi Metro Rail Project

Kochi Metro Rail project has got an assistance of Rs.462.17 crore in the Union budget 2014-15. The allocation is the same as per the interim budget presented on 17th February this year has been retained in this budget also. In this, Rs.233.43 crore will be given as equity contribution, Rs.66.95 crore towards interest free subordinate […]


KMRL Green Initiative.

As a part of Kochi Metro Rail green initiative, KMRL planted 30 more saplings near Chilavannoor Bund Road.


Draft Proposal for UMTA is Ready.

Draft Proposal for UMTA is Ready.  The draft proposal for the Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) for Kochi will be submitted before the state government by the Kochi Metro Rail next week. The proposal was circulated among the various stakeholders of UMTA and a meeting was held at the KMRL office on Friday. The major purpose of […]


Round Table Conference on Property Development Initiatives.

Kochi Metro Rail Limited  hosted a round-table conference on ‘Property Development Initiatives’ here on Tuesday, to improve metro’s financial viability. Metro officials discussed with probable investors methods to earn optimal revenue from eight major stations of Kochi Metro and from 17 acres of Government land in Kakkanad that was handed over to KMRL for property […]


Muttom Depot Package is Ready

The package is ready for Muttom and adjacent Municipalities to mitigate the inconvenience caused due to the construction of maintenance yard for Kochi Metro project. A sub committee, constituted in the meeting chaired by Chief Minister consisting of Shri. Anwar Sadath MLA, the District Collector, the Chairman – Kalamassery Municipality, the Chairman – Aluva Municipality […]

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