Kochi Metro

Second reach of Kochi Metro commissioned

The second reach of Kochi Metro from Palarivattom to Maharaja's College ground in the heart of the city was commissioned on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

Kochi Metro bogged down by unseemly controversies

Trangenders' refusal to join duty, insensitive photo of a hearing impaired commuter on social media and a Congress protest journey spoiled the party for the Kochi Metro inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a fortnight ago.

Jun 27, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

Kochi Metro launches probe into Chandy's chaotic trip

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) on Thursday began a probe into the chaos that accompanied former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's travel on the network along with hundreds of Congress activists.

Jun 22, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
Sidelined for inauguration, former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy to take metro ride today

Sidelined for inauguration, former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy to take metro ride today

Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy, however, kept mum about his exclusion from the main list of special invitees.

Jun 20, 2017, 08:59 AM IST

Pranab Mukherjee dedicates Bengaluru Metro to nation

Bengaluru on Saturday became the second city after Delhi to have a full-fledged Metro network in all the four directions, with President Pranab Mukherjee dedicating the last section of the first phase to the nation.

Jun 17, 2017, 20:39 PM IST
Bengaluru's Namma Metro: President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate Green Line section today

Bengaluru's Namma Metro: President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate Green Line section today

The Phase 1, called the Namma Metro, was delayed for more than six years due to various reasons.

Jun 17, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
Kerela gets its first Metro, PM Narendra Modi flags off Kochi rail service, takes ride with E Sreedharan, CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerela gets its first Metro, PM Narendra Modi flags off Kochi rail service, takes ride with E Sreedharan, CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Inaugurating the Kochi Metro rail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it is "futuristic infrastructure that will contribute to India's growth".

Jun 17, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to flag off Kochi metro rail today, E Shreedharan to be present on dias

PM Narendra Modi to flag off Kochi metro rail today, E Shreedharan to be present on dias

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the maiden run of the Kochi Metro at 11:00 am Saturday and will also take a ride on one of the trains in the fastest-built Metro in the country.

Jun 17, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Metro man E Sreedharan denies being considered as NDA president nominee, calls it 'people's imagination'

Metro man E Sreedharan denies being considered as NDA president nominee, calls it 'people's imagination'

Former Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan on Friday rejected speculations of him being approached for NDA nominee for the upcoming presidential elections.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

Want Kerala to have Light Metro too: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan

After successfully overseeing completion of work on 13 km of Kerala`s first metro -- Kochi Metro -- "Metro man" E. Sreedharan on Friday said he wants the proposed Light Metro project in the state to become a reality.

Jun 16, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
'Metro man' Sreedharan to be nominated as NDA's candidate for President's post?

'Metro man' Sreedharan to be nominated as NDA's candidate for President's post?

There is a probability of 'Metro man' E Sreedharan being nominated as the ruling BJP-led NDA's candidate for President, as per a media report.

Jun 15, 2017, 19:00 PM IST
Kochi Metro honours 'Real Heroes' with 'Sadya', entertainment programmes

Kochi Metro honours 'Real Heroes' with 'Sadya', entertainment programmes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday travel on a Kochi Metro train when he inaugurates Kerala's first metro.

Jun 15, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
Kochi metro inauguration: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan, Ramesh Chennithala to share dais with PM Modi

Kochi metro inauguration: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan, Ramesh Chennithala to share dais with PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday travel on a Kochi Metro train when he inaugurates Kerala`s first metro.

Jun 15, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
I'm not disappointed, PM Narendra Modi's security is important: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan on Kochi metro launch controversy

I'm not disappointed, PM Narendra Modi's security is important: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan on Kochi metro launch controversy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday travel on a Kochi Metro train when he inaugurates Kerala`s first metro.

Jun 15, 2017, 12:29 PM IST
Narendra Modi to travel on Kochi Metro, Sreedharan excluded from dais

Narendra Modi to travel on Kochi Metro, Sreedharan excluded from dais

Work on Kochi Metro began in 2012 after the Chandy government entrusted the project to Delhi Metro Rail Corp, with its principal advisor Sreedharan overseeing it.

Jun 14, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Kochi Metro test run successful

Kochi Metro test run successful

Once ready, Kochi Metro will run 25 km from Alwaye to Petta.

Jan 23, 2016, 14:02 PM IST

Kochi Metro to be completed in record time: Chandy

The Rs 5,180 crore Kochi metro project, which is expected to resolve travel woes in the commercial capital of Kerala, would be completed in record time, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Thursday.

Sep 03, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

Light Metro for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode approved

The Kerala Cabinet has approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Light Metro transport schemes proposed for the state capital and Kozhikode, estimated to cost Rs 6,728 crore.

Jul 31, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

Light Metro for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode approved

The Kerala Cabinet has approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Light Metro transport schemes proposed for the state capital and Kozhikode, estimated to cost Rs 6,728 crore.

Jul 31, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

Kochi Metro to be extended to cover IT hub

 Kerala cabinet on Wednesday decided to extend the Kochi Metro Rail by 11.2 km upto Kakkanad to cover the city's IT hub at a cost of Rs 2,017.46 crore.

May 20, 2015, 23:39 PM IST