Metro Coaches to Carry ‘Expressive’ Theme

Kochi: The coaches of the proposed Kochi Metro Rail will hold the theme ‘Expressive’, the authorities concerned said here on Friday.

Of the three designs submitted by Alstom,  the manufacturer of the coaches, the officials selected the theme ‘Expressive’. The coaches will have a unique design under the theme, that is in the shape of a tusker. Along with the tusker, various other elements representing the rich cultural heritage of the State will become part of the ‘Expressive’ design.

Meanwhile, the construction of the coaches for the Metro Rail will begin at the factory of Alstom in Andhra Pradesh on March 21. Minister for Power and Railways Aryadan Mohammed will represent the State at the launch of the work, along with Delhi metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) principal adviser E Sreedharan.