The Kochi Metro on its part, gave away its Kochi1 smart cards to the couple as a token of appreciation.

Groom abandons car and takes Kochi Metro to make it to his wedding on time
news News Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 08:25

Last Saturday was an important day in Ranjith Kumar’s life as he was getting married that day. 

He set out by road from Palakkad at 6am for his wedding venue in Kochi, hoping to reach by 11am. Pretty early you would think to make it comfortably in time for his wedding. 

But the drama that lay in store was something he wouldn’t have been prepared for.

After he started his journey, the incessant traffic came to the fore and put a spanner in the works. He soon realised that due to the clogged roads, he will not be able to make it in time for his own wedding if he continued by car. 

So, what did he do next? 

As Ranjith and his family reached Aluva, desperate calls from the bride's family started pouring in, advising them to think of an alternative. 

That’s when Ranjith decided to abort his car journey midway and instead hitch a ride on the Metro. 

“At the Aluva station, there was a queue at the ticket counter. But I explained to the people there that it was my wedding. We bought the tickets and quickly grabbed the next train,” said Ranjith, in a video released by Kochi Metro.

Kochi Metro did save the day for a relieved Ranjith who was able to just make it in time for his wedding. 

“We hurried through the rituals which got over in five minutes I think,” he added in the video. 

As a token of appreciation, the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) on its part, gave away its Kochi1 smart cards to the couple and said, “We weren’t exaggerating when we said Kochi Metro touches lives.”

Watch the video: 

How #KochiMetro saved Ranjith's and Dhanya's wedding day.

It's our pleasure to keep your wide smiles intact. Here's a story of how #KochiMetro saved Ranjith's and Dhanya's wedding day. We present to you Kochi1 cards, as a token of our love; Happy Married Life. #MyKochiMetro

Posted by Kochi Metro on Thursday, 28 December 2017


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