IQSC to carry out Road Safety Audit along Kochi Metro Route

Kochi: The deteriorating condition of city roads along the Metro rail´s alignment has forced Kochi Metro Rail (KMRL) to conduct a road audit along the stretch. The metro agency has asked International Quality and Safety Consultants (IQSC), the safety and quality auditors of the Metro rail project, to conduct the audit and file a report soon. KMRL is learnt to have sent a letter to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to ask contractors to repair the damaged roads on a war footing. Audit include alignment & formation audit, station Buildings inspection, Depot, P-Way, Traction & Power supply conditions, signalling, rolling stock, ASS, lifts & escalators; R&R including hutments, miscellaneous utilities, road works audit, other civil works such as median station, signages, environmental protection etc. for the above Project.