31 July 2023
SYSTRA has won two contracts with Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) to work on the second line of the metro in Kochi, one of the biggest cities of the state of Kerala, India.

The 600,000 inhabitants of Kochi in India will benefit from a second metro line called the Pink Line. From east to west, it will link the city centre to the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium and the InfoPark, the largest IT centre in Kerala, via the Kakkanad industrial hub and the Kochi Special Economic Zone. Metro experts from SYSTRA India have successively been awarded the General Consultancy and Systems detailed design studies assignments for the new Kochi Metro Pink Line.

Wide-ranging responsibilities

SYSTRA India, in a consortium with SYSTRA, has been appointed as General Consultant for the Pink Line. The scope of work includes overall Project Management including evaluation of the proposals submitted by the design consultant and contractors. We are also responsible for ensuring quality and safety standards in construction works. The appointment of the General Consultant is considered a significant stage before beginning the construction phase.

Two Trains passing through kacheripady junction, Kochi

We are delighted to have been appointed as General Consultant for the second phase of Kochi metro by KMRL. With our reputation for technical excellence and our vast experience in the metro field, we are confident of bringing value to this project.

Gaurav Kumar Srivastava, Business Unit Head – Rail, SYSTRA India

A strong focus on Systems

In addition to the General Consultancy, SYSTRA India is also in charge of the detailed design studies for the systems of the Pink Line, including the power supply by third rail, the electrical substations, and the architecture of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).

The quality of our technical expertise, proven methodology and understanding of the project requirements were decisive in our success. This project will strengthen our technical credentials in the field of metro and rail systems.

Sandeep Fuller, SVP Systems, SYSTRA India

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