Kochi metro: a key to ALSTOM’s development in India

Within the framework of a Technical Cooperation between KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Limited), SYTRAL, AFD and CODATU, KMRL team visited Lyon from the 18th to the 21st of January 2016. CODATU took this opportunity to organize a Discussion session on the « Development of Mass Transit in Indian Cities » on January 19th, in SYTRAL Office, with ALSTOM. ALSTOM is manufacturing KMRL’s metro coaches in Sri City (near Chennai, India) and the first train was realeased on January 3rd, 2016.

Mr. Barry Howe, Director – Smart/Sustainable transportation and Secretary General, ALSTOM Foundation, gave a detailed presentation of ALSTOM’s leadership in the rail industry, of its development in India and of its perspectives.