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, […]

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 […]

Kochi Metro: The first station construction has begun.

The construction of first Kochi Metro Rail station has begun at #Pulinchode,#Aluva. As an initial step of the construction, vehicles of large height have been restricted. Three weeks before, a cross bar of 4.8 height was founded and it was destroyed by an unknown vehicle. On last week, after this incident, the cross bar was re-founded and then […]

E&Y to develop Smart Cards for Kochi Metro

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has appointed Ernst & Young LLP as the Consultant for developing the “Common Smart Card Ticketing Solution” for the proposed Kochi Metro, and the Consultant is expected to deliver the detailed feasibility report within six months.  The responsibility of the Consultant includes preparation of policy for implementation of the Smart Card based […]

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