Ayesa has bolstered its position in the transport sphere in the Indian market, where this year it celebrates its tenth anniversary.
The transport system will furthermore be cutting-edge in the country, as it will be the fastest in operation as there is still no high-speed rail network in place. Designed to run at a speed of 180 kilometres per hour, this forms a high or semi-high-speed rail corridor (as per its English definition), that will link the cities of Delhi, Ghaziabad and Meerut. The 82-kilometre journey will be covered in 62 minutes, almost half the current travelling time required.
Ayesa will design four of the elevated stations included in the corridor (Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Guldhar and Duhai). This is the first detailed engineering package awarded by the National Capital Regional Transport Corporation (NCRTC), the state-run body that promotes these projects. The contract also includes two depots in Duhai and Modipuram.
This corridor is one of the three that the Government has established as priority. It has been allocated a budget of around 3.8 billion euros for its construction, with the system expected to be operational in 2025. The entire plan foresees the creation of eight corridors.
RRTS Update: NCRTC starts work of mapping underground utilities
Date: April 9, 2019
The NCRTC (National Capital Region Transport Corporation) has started the work of mapping underground utilities in the Delhi-Gurugram portion of the Delhi-Alwar RRTS (Regional Rapid Transit System) corridor.
- The underground utility mapping is a process of identifying the position and labeling public utility mains which are located underground, officials said.
- These mains may include lines for telecommunication, electricity distribution, natural gas, water mains, and wastewater pipes.
- NCRTC will execute the process through a GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar) technology.
- The GPR method uses radar pulses to detect these utilities.
- An NCRTC official said, the process started this week and will carry on for the next 40 days from Gurugram itself.
- In December last year, NCRTC Board has approved the DPR (Detailed Project Report) of the Delhi-Gurugram-SNB (Shahjahanpur-Neemrana-Behror Urban Complex) RRTS corridor.
- High-speed RRTS trains will cover 106km, from Sarai Kale Khan, in Delhi to SNB, in around 70 minutes.
- The Delhi-Gurugram-SNB corridor will be elevated for about 71 km.
- The remaining 35 km will be underground, mostly in Delhi and Gurugram.
- The corridor is part of the Delhi-Gurgaon-Alwar RRTS corridor
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