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Greetings to Our New Managing Director

Our new captain is here. KMRL is proud to announce that Shri. Alkesh Kumar Sharma IAS took charge as the new Managing Director of Kochi Metro on 27 September 2019, Friday. Shri. Sharma comes with a treasure trove of experience and had served as the CEO & MD of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation […]

Moving To A Greener World: KMRL & CSML To Introduce Cycle Sharing In Kochi

Commuting in Kochi has become increasingly stressful and difficult – especially when it comes to negotiating through endless blocks in heavy-traffic areas. Traffic blocks not only eat into productive time by causing indefinite delays while travelling, but also increases fuel consumption, air and sound pollution levels, road rage incidents, stress/ anxiety levels in commuters and […]

1 Lakh Metro Riders in a Day

On 12 September 2019, Kochi Metro crossed a daily ridership of 1 lakh, which is indeed a huge milestone. This is also a first for us since the commissioning of our services two years ago. There has been a steep growth in ridership after the commissioning of the new stretch from Maharaja’s Ground to Thykoodam […]

No-Block City Rides: Kochi Metro’s New Stretch From Maharaja’s To Thykoodam Inaugurated

The Phase 1 Extension of Kochi Metro from Maharaja’s (M.G Road) to Thykoodam was inaugurated on the 3rd of September 2019, making commuting through the busiest roads of Kochi super-fast and block-free. A welcome move for Kochiities plagued by traffic snarls, this 5.5km stretch with 5 stations will make life easier for thousands of commuters, […]

Trial Runs Successful: Metro Service From Maharajas To Thykoodam To Commence Soon

The Kochi Metro successfully completed the trial run on the new stretch from Maharaja’s College Ground to Thykoodam in two stages. The five new stations in this stretch will include Ernakulam South, Kadavanthra, Elamkulam, Vyttila and Thykoodam. Stage one of the trial run, which was conducted on 21 July 2019, extended from Maharaja’s College Ground […]


Children have their own ideas about how things should be and they bring this out vividly through art. On 13th July 2019, Artrack Painting Competition was organised by KMRL in association with Greets Public School, PIU, Bank of Baroda and Joboy App for enhancing the creative talent of young minds. The first edition saw the […]

Evolving, one step at a time

Ever since scientific research started pointing to the role of vehicle emissions in adding to global warming, discussions around promoting eco-friendly and efficient alternatives have surfaced and swept through the automobile industry. And though there has been a rise in the use of electric vehicles, not much has been done to broaden the awareness. Holding […]

A Joyful Ride

Once again at KMRL, we have set an example in creating a secure and inclusive environment for women. By making basic amenities like diaper changing facility and sanitary napkin vending machines easily accessible, we have tried to make their lives easier and better. Additionally, with the introduction of feeding pods for nursing mothers, early this […]

One card. Many benefits.

At KMRL, commuters’ comfort and convenience have always been our priority. With the launch of Kochi1 card, a joint service by KMRL and Axis Bank, we make journeys easier with a single swipe. With this one-of-a-kind intermodal transit card, customers can enjoy cashless rides. Carrying cash or waiting in long queues are no more any […]

Reaching Far and Wide

State Bank of India, in a move to enhance customer relationship, opened its latest branch and Retail Assets and Small and Medium Enterprises Centre (RASMAC) at Aluva Metro Station on 27th June, 2019. RASMAC, a specialised loan processing, sanctioning and maintenance hub that deals with personal and SME loans, has enabled the bank to deliver […]

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