Construction work on RRTS picks up pace : Piling work between Guldhar to Duhai to start

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The 82-km long Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut which is the first RRTS corridor being implemented by the NCRTC has now picked up pace .

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  • It aims to reach from Delhi to Meerut in just 55 minutes .
  • The construction has now started .
  • The piling work will start today between Guldhar to Duhai at Meerut road.
  • Guldhar and Duhai will be elevated stations of the Delhi-Meerut rapid rail corridor.
  • The pre-construction activities like road widening, making underground high tension line and other utility shifting activities have already been done on this stretch .
  • It is also expected that Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS project, which is from Sahibabad to Duhai is targeted for completion by the month of March 2023.
  • The Union Cabinet had approved the RRTS project this year, the month of February 2019 & the target of completion for the entire corridor has been set six years from the date of its sanction by the government.

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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.

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  • 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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Some Past Related Updates which might interest you :

26 Mar, 2019: RRTS Tender Update: Design, Manufacture, Supply and Supervision of Installation of Spherical Bearings

25 Mar, 2019: RRTS Tender Update: Provision of Consultancy Services for assistance in Planning and Implementation of Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS)

25 Mar, 2019: RRTS Tender Update: Engagement of DDC for Detailed Design of two number of RRTS elevated Stations

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