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NFC technology for Kochi metro

The proposed introduction of discounted daily, weekend and monthly passes (tourist cards) for travel in Kochi metro will be followed by the induction of the near field communication (NFC) technology that will enable commuters to just walk into Kochi metro, buses and ferries. It is under development for RuPay cards. RBI norms binding on it are awaited and its technicalities ...

Kochi Metro to be inaugrated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first phase of 13.2 km of the total 25 km stretch of the Kochi metro today. Modi will also undertake a ride from the stations of Palarivattom to Pathadippalam in the city. He will be joined by other dignitaries including Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu ...

Alstom bags 671.5-crore contract for Kochi Metro

Alstom has won a र671.5-crore contract from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for design, manufacturing, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 25 metro sets to Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL). The first train sets are expected to be delivered in early 2016. The metro cars will run at a maximum speed of 80kmph and will be fitted with air conditioning ...

Kochi Metro – A Green Metro

Cities are growing rapidly due to urbanization and there is more and more pressure on road based traffic. Rail based Mass Rapid Transit System, like Metro, is the answer to these problems, primarily due to the fact that it requires very less space (either elevated or underground), reduces noise pollution, no air pollution, is reliable & safe, saves transit time ...

Kochi Metro attains financial closure

Kochi Metro has secured complete funding for the ?5,200cr project. The Metro, which is expected to be commissioned by 2017, will get a ?1,170cr loan from Canara Bank while Agence Fran?aise de D?veloppement (AFD) – a French government-supported financial aid agency that supports infrastructure projects in developing countries ? has pledged ?1,525cr.? ?1,000cr will be given by the Japan International ...

Nineteen cities may get Metro

The Union government is planning to introduce metro rail transport in 19 cities with a population of over two million. Detailed project reports (DPRs) have been prepared for twelve cities while they are being prepared for the remaining seven cities. The Centre would also provide support for Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) projects in 11 cities with a network of more ...

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