- 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.
About the project :
- The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) is the nodal agency for implementing the RRTS project in Delhi-NCR.
- NCRTC is a Joint Venture of Government of India and State Governments of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi.
- NCRTC is mandated to design, construct, operate and maintain rail based RRTS (Regional Rapid Transit System) in the National Capital Region.
- The NCRTC (National Capital Region Transport Corporation), also signed MoU with GMDA for use of Geographic Information System (GIS) in the implementation of country’s Regional Rapid Transit System.
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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