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Kochi Metro


Kerala CM inaugurates extension of Kochi Metro till Petta

September 07, 2020 3:44 pm

Similar to other stations of the Kochi Metro, the design of the Petta station is also linked to the culture, history and ethos of Kerala. The station's interior designs are dedicated to the fishermen community who played a laudable role during the 2018 and 2019 floods.

'Every life matters': Cat stuck between metro pillars rescued in Kochi

January 20, 2020 10:11 pm

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd shared details of the rescue mission on their official Facebook page, winning a lot of praise.

What Kerala can look forward to in 2020: Kochi Metro's extension, Vizhinjam port, and more

January 02, 2020 7:01 pm

In any case, aligned with the mantra of Kerala's finance minister TM Thomas Isaac to spend big and find additional sources of revenue, the LDF government will hope to unveil a bunch of projects in 2020 that are high on its agenda.

Onam gift for Kochi as Metro races through city's heart to Thykoodam

September 03, 2019 5:27 pm

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS in charge of urban transport, officially cut the ribbon together, marking the formal start of the Metro services to Thykoodam.

Kochi Metro now has breastfeeding pods for mothers

February 09, 2019 12:48 pm

The startup has also had discussions with the Indian Railways to set up breastfeeding pods across major stations from Kanyakumari to Thrissur. A hunt is on to identify a uniform sponsor who could fund these pods on the railway network.

Kochi Metro throws open transit data to public on the lines of London, New York

March 16, 2018 7:55 pm

In fact, it is the only city in India right now whose metro rail transit data, including details such as stops, routes, fares and real-time schedules, are now accessible to the people.

In Kochi, a seamless transportation network is gradually taking shape

January 24, 2018 9:14 pm

Over 15,000 autorickshaws in the city were brought under a single umbrella through a Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between the auto rickshaw driver’s unions and the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL).

Groom dumps car and takes Kochi Metro to reach wedding venue on time

December 29, 2017 9:41 pm

As the roads below lay clogged with heavy traffic, Ranjith and his family were able to reach the wedding venue just on time, travelling by the Metro train.

Kochi Metro asked people to give mascot elephant a name; Internet users suggest 'Kummanam'

December 04, 2017 11:25 am

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated Kochi metro in June this year, many wondered how Kummanam Rajasekharan, Kerala BJP president, accompanied the leaders on the inaugural ride.

Kochi Metro: After August dip, MG Road extension to boost ridership figures

October 20, 2017 9:14 pm

Kochi Metro saw the highest ridership in July, when 9.97 lakh people used the services. The FIFA U-17 World Cup also attracted a lot of metro riders