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 […]

Signing of drawdown agreement between KMRL & KfW

Kochi Metro Rail Limited and the German Development Bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) signed the drawdown agreement today for the €85 million loan that KfW is providing for the integrated water project in Kochi. The agreement detailing the disbursement procedure and schedule of the KfW loan was signed between Mr. Abraham Oommen, Director Finance, KMRL […]

A Smooth Journey Ahead

The Kochi Metro Rail is gaining more significance day by day. This development is sure to sweep you off your feet and show you greater heights. While the stations are fast getting into shape and the other road extension works are progressing quickly a new trial run where both sides of tracks would be used, […]

The Five Reasons why Theruvulsavam should be held on all Sundays

#1. For a healthy life With Yoga sessions, Sporting activities, Cycling and Skating unfolding on the roads a lot of onus was placed on the health of the common man. Along with the spectacle there was an underlying message of staying fit and healthy which was further emphasized by Terry Phelan, coach of Kerala Blasters […]

Kochi’s Own Raahgiri- Theruvulsavam.

  Vacations were all about lazy mornings, comfy couches in front of TV with zero brawn activities. But I have been hearing about Raahgiri coming over to my own Kochi as Theruvulsavam and my folks had keen interest in knowing what it was. Being the one and only person to have experienced Raahgiri in the […]

Theruvulsavam – When Road made way for Happiness

    The Kochi Theruvulsavam (Raahgiri Day) got a royal welcome from the residents of Kochi. People from all sections of society stormed in for this event which set new standards by opening up the road for a plethora of activities ranging from Sports, Zumba Dance, Cycling, Kite Flying, Skating,Yoga, Aerobics, Basket Ball etc. It […]

KMRL to organise Happy Street (Raahgiri) in Kochi.

  Image Courtesy: http://www.wrirosscities.org Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL), in cooperation with the Ernakulam District Administration, Kochi City Traffic Police, GCDA and Kochi Biennale Foundation is planning to conduct a `Happy Streets’ programme in Kochi on the lines of a programme called `Raahgiri’, which is a regular event held in more than 15 Indian cities.  This […]

Leading up to the all-important journey

The second trial run of Kochi Metro Rail was conducted successfully on Monday. The trial run was conducted from Muttom Yard to Edapally at a distance of 6 kms. The trial run was conducted three times between Muttom and Edapally. While the speed of the train was 10 kms/hr during the first trip, it was 20 and […]

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