DB International to advise Kochi Metro

DB International has been handed the role of quality and safety consultant for the Kochi Metro project.

Work began on the 26-kilometre elevated metro railway in February and the authority leading the project’s delivery has now appointed the Deutsche Bahn (DB) subsidiary to lend its expertise.

DB International is to open a new office in Bangalore to support the main team from.

Niko Warbanoff, chairman of board, said: “Given the ongoing globalisation and the growing importance of the Indian market, this initiative is strategically important.

“DB International has the necessary expertise and global reputation in project work in order to offer high-quality services can also here. We are confident that we can assist India with our know-how in all areas of rail transport.”