Kochi metro rail authorities confident services can be launched soon

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By Express News Service | Published: 09th May 2017 02:41 AM

Kochi Metro Rail's security courses of action get the Safety Commissioner's gesture
Kochi Metro Rail’s security courses of action get the Safety Commissioner’s gesture

KOCHI: With the four-part group driven by Metro Rail Safety Commissioner K A Manoharan communicating fulfillment over the safety and security plans for the Metro Rail, Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) experts are certain of launching the service son.

KMRL experts plan to launch the service before the finish of May or the primary week of June. Be that as it may, the date will be settled according to the Prime Minister’s conveniences.

“On the off chance that the PM has a free date accessible just in July then the dispatch of the service will get additionally postponed despite the fact that every one of the arrangements will be over before the current month’s over,” said a senior authority of KMRL.

The three-day long investigation of safety and security game plans finished on Friday. The council will hand over its appraisal answer to KMRL on Monday.

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“We investigated the tracks, interface amongst flagging and media transmission frameworks and trains, stations, fire cautions, CCTV frameworks and the general population address framework. Of these the establishment of CCTV cameras and the general population data and tending to frameworks are in advance. The work on the CCTV, PIS and PAS will be finished as quickly as time permits,” said KMRL MD Elias George.

The safety commissioner and his group were awed by the wonderful inside works of the stations of Kochi Metro. “The topical insides which make the stations fantastic exhibit the striking exertion made by KMRL. Other than this makes Kochi Metro not the same as that in Chennai and Bengaluru,” said a KMRL official.


The chill of storm is the subject at Kalamassery. An aeronautical perspective of a timberland beautifies the ticket counter.

Marking of Stations

Holding hands with corporate organizations bade useful for Kochi Metro. Indeed, even before launching of the services, KMRL has allegedly earned an income of Rs 15 crore through marking. KMRL has marked Aluva, Kalamassery, Edappally and MG Road. In addition, the aggregate zone of 2,500 square feet, the stations will likewise convey the name of the specific organization for a long time. N Muthoot Papachan Group won the privilege for Aluva, Kalamassery and Kaloor stations while cell phone producer Oppo packed away the privilege for Edappally and MG Road stations.

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Stylishly done insides

Amid the review of the Safety and security game plans, what pulled in the examination group the most was the specifically composed insides of the metro stations. Western Ghats will be a typical subject for every one of the stations. Each station will mirror a variation of the primary topic. Such stations are Aluva, Kalamassery, Cusat, Edapally, Changampuzha Park, Kaloor stadium and MG Road. The insides of stations will be a visual treat for the travelers.


Western Ghats with unmistakable quality given for Periyar. Metro trains will begin services from Aluva. The significance of condition protection has been delineated at the station through work of art.

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At Cusat station, the hundreds of years old sea history of Kerala is the topic. Pictures and content delineating exchange joins with Europe and Arabian nations will design the inside of the station.

Changampuzha stop

The unmistakable figure at Changampuzha stop station is none other than the writer Changampuzha. Craftsmanship writing society is the subject for this station. The extension that prompts the station has been beautified with graceful verses. They will be masterminded such that they dangle from the roof. The station building has been outlined such that it would seem that a ‘nalukett’. Traditional move mudras and wall painting make the station totally not the same as others.

Edappally station

Hot and fragrant Edappally. Edappally station will be the most zesty among Kochi Metro stations. The inside of the station will help one to remember the notoriety of Kerala as a fortune trove of flavors and its exchange for a considerable length of time.

International Stadium, Kaloor

The subject of the worldwide stadium is only games. Wearing occasions, for example, football, cricket, sports and Kerala’s own “kalaripayattu” will breath life into the station dividers.

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MG Road

Station on MG Road, the business center point of Kochi will disclose to you the historical backdrop of the city.

Chronicle of Kochi Metro

December 22, 2004 – Cabinet chooses to execute Kochi Metro Project

December 24, 2004 – The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC) is endowed with the assignment of completing essential review

July 23, 2005 – DMRC presents its venture draft to the state government

October, 2005 – Government names DMRC as the expert for the venture

January 15, 2006-Government welcomes worldwide delicate for the development of Metro Rail

August 2, 2011-Special reason vehicle Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is shaped

September 3, 2012-Central gesture for the Kochi Metro Rail extend

September 13, 2012 – The then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lays foundaton stone

October 17, 2012 – State government chooses to depend DMRC the development of Kochi Metro

June 7, 2013 – Then Chief Minister Oommen Chandy introduces the development of Kochi Metro. To begin with heaping was close Changammpuzha Park, Edapally

February 8, 2014 РLoan archives are marked with Agence Fran̤aise de D̩veloppement (AFD), which amplified monetary support

Walk 21, 2015 – Coach producers Alstom start development of mentors for Kochi Metro at their manufacturing plant at Sri City, Andhra pradesh

May 20, 2015-Cabinet gesture for expansion of Metro to Kakkanad, course endorsed

September 3, 2015 – Kochi Metro Logo discharged

January 8, 2016 – Central Government gesture for water transport extend

January 9, 2016 – Coaches achieve Kochi for trial run

January 23, 2016 – trial run led

May 6, 2017-Chief Commissioner of Metro Safety finishes examination of the security and wellbeing courses of action along the extend from Aluva to Palarivattom.

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