All posts tagged: Kochi Metro Rail Corporation

Kochi Metro

Kochi Metro to fly high soon

With the wings designed by the Metro man, Mr E Sreedharan,  Kochi Metro has completed its first successful test run outside its railway yards. The run was for 4 KMs from the Muttam metro yard to Kalamassery. Kochi metro rail, once it becomes fully operational will definitely change the status of the most growing city of Kerala, Kochi. The city has experienced a large growth in its industrial sector in the past decades which had given rise to the similar growth in the number traffic blocks. The Metro Rail has already proved to be one of the most efficient and fast mode of transportation in various Indian cities. In Kochi , the first phase which is nearing completion, is between one of the most busiest routes- Palarivattom to Alwaye (Aluva) . It will be extended soon till Maharaja’s ground as part of the first phase itself.  This is definitely going to create a positive impact on the city’s development in both industrial and tourism sector as well. The first test run of the Rs 5,180 crore …

Kochi KMRL water bus

In Kochi, its not just rails for KMRL

Wanna try going to office in a water bus. No, this is not about the Chennai Floods. The Kochi Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL) has come up with a small surprise to the people in Kochi in the form of water bus service from Vytilla to Kakkanad. Although, the metro rail work is in progress and is testing the patience of the people of Kochi, this new move is quite the opposite.  At a ticket cost of just Rs 8, you can enjoy the 30 minutes of ride with no traffic problems and less pollution. More over it gives you free WiFi service as well. As the service is becoming popular among youth and the IT employees around Kakkanad, a feeder bus service has also been started from Kakkanad to Infopark which definitely adds to the convenience.