26th Meeting of the Board of Directors

The 26th meeting of the Board of Directors of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. was held in Delhi on 30th May 2017, under the chairmanship of Shri. Rajiv Gauba, Secretary, Urban Development and Chairman, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd.   The Board approved the proposal for engagement of General Consultant for Water Metro with an estimated project cost of Rs. 747 crore and envisages the creation of modern […]

16 Elevated Stations of KMRL bagged IGBC Award

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has earned yet another feather in the cap. The 16 ELEVATED STATIONS (Alwaye – Petta Corridor) of phase I of KMRL have been awarded prestigious IGBC (The Indian Green Building Council) Green MRTS ‘Platinum’ Rating under Elevated stations category. The elevated stations include Alwaye, Pulinchodu, Companypady, Ambattukavu, Muttom, Kalamassery, Cochin University, […]

Kochi – One of the 100 Cities Worldwide to be Selected for Mobilise Your City (MYC) Programme

Kochi City has been selected as one of the 100 cities worldwide and one among the 3 cities in India including Nagpur & Ahmedabad, for Mobilise Your City (MYC) program. The “Mobilise Your City” membership certificate was received by Smt. Soumini Jain, Mayor, Kochi Municipal Corporation, along with Shri. Elias George, Managing Director, Kochi Metro […]

KMRL with SYTRAL – Two and a Half years of Technical Partnership

Since February 2015, Kochi Metro Rail Limited is having a trustful technical partnership with SYTRAL, the Unified Transport Authority of the City of Lyon. CODATU acts as a co-ordinator in this partnership. The partnership started as a part of technical assistance from AFD, between the beneficiary city, Kochi and the city of Lyon in France, […]

Kochi Metro’s Seed Paper Calendar – The Calendar That Grows into Plants

Yes, you have read that right. It’s a Seed Paper Calendar – the calendar that grows into plants. Kochi Metro Rail introduced a unique seed paper calendar embedded with wildflower, herb or vegetable seeds. When the paper is planted in a pot of soil or outside in a garden, the seeds in the paper germinate […]

Chambakkara Bridge to Get A Makeover

The Government of Kerala has accorded Administrative Sanction for the reconstruction of the Chambakkara Bridge into a four-lane bridge, at a cost of Rs.33.66 crore, as a preparatory work of the Kochi Metro Rail project.  The reconstructed bridge will be 310 meters in length and 8.5 meters in width.    Major stakeholders along with people […]

State Level Review Meeting of Urban Development

The state level review meeting of urban development was held at the Le Meridien Hotel in Kochi this afternoon from 12.30pm onward. The meeting was attended by Minister for Urban Development, Govt. of India Venkaiah Naidu along with Minister for Local Government Dept., Govt. of Kerala, Dr. K T Jaleel, KMRL chairman and Secretary of […]

When Maveli Arrived at Kochi Metro

The entire Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. team came together to celebrate the auspicious festival of Onam in joy and fervor. The celebrations featured special cultural performances put together by the KMRL family, games for employees and sadhya. Here’s a few glimpses from Kochi Metro’s Onam festivities.                   […]

RDSO Checks Underway at Kochi Metro

  A team from the Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) in Lucknow has begun intensive trials on the Kochi Metro trains to ensure passenger comfort and safety. RDSO began their trials on Monday after fitting transducers and sensors on various components of the trial run coaches and also carried out a few runs along […]

KURTC and KfW to Run Metro Feeder Services and City Buses

KURTC In yet another milestone in the road to creating a seamless integrated transportation system in the city, Kerala Urban Road Transport Corporation (KURTC) has joined hands with German bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) to introduce 786 pollution-free buses that will run on electricity and compressed natural gas (CNG). KURTC is all set to operate […]

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