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Kochi Metro: Hi-tech Signal System for Better Capacity, Safety
From: The New Indian Express
By: Shibu B S
Date: 12/03/16

KOCHI: The specialities of Kochi Metro Rail do not end with its state-of-the-art ‘Make in India’ coaches.

According to KMRL authorities, the Metro will be operating on the ultra-modern Communication-based Train Control (CBTC)signalling system, which has a clear edge over the traditional fixed-block system.

Alstom, which had already bagged contract for the signalling system for `275 crore, is likely to begin work next week on tracks where electrification work has completed.

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