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Metro Rail – Is Kochi On The Right Track To Earn The Metro Status?

Metro rail, a soon reality in three years for the Queen of the Arabian sea, Kochi. The first tier-II city, Kochi, among all the states of India to be allowed the metro rail transit system under the Central Government plan, which is to permit cities for a metro rail which has population over 2 million. The […]

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Land for Kochi Metro handed over to DMRC

Finally!! the project of metro rail in Kochi kick started as the first step of preparatory works of Kochi Metro the land of Manapattiparambu which is for the project purpose was handed over to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) by GCDA on the meeting held on last Friday. 2.8 acres of land will be […]

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Chennai and Banglore Models better suited for Kochi Metro, says Oommen Chandy

In the press release which held right after the high level  meeting he head with Ministers and MLA s from Ernakulam District along with the  Delhi Metro Project’s Cheif E.Sreedharan, The Cheif minister Oommen Chandy said that the government is working on a way to make the metro project take off with an equity participation […]

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E Sreedharan says no to private participation in Kochi Metro

Delhi metro project chairman E Sreedharan during a discussion held with Kerala Food minister K.V Thomas   said that private participation for implementing Metro rail in Kochi will not be practical. He said that private companies may be unwilling to come forward. He also urged to go forward with the efforts of previous government to implement […]

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Metro rail: Proposal to extend up to airport

Airline passengers can take a sigh of relief, if Kochi metro rail extends upto the Cochin International Airport. Recently, the airport authorities wrote to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) seeking an extension of rails from Aluva to airport. As of now, the airline passengers take over an hour to reach the airport from the […]

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Kochi Metro Rail in Three years?

The much awaited solution for the citys’ unending traffic woes, this maybe the moment of truth. There is just one more hurdle before the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to start the Kochi Metro Rail project – The nod from Union Government is all that we want now. E Sreedharan, the legend behind the success […]