Delhi-Panipat RRTS Corridor to be extended till Karnal

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Haryana Government has decided to extend Delhi-Panipat RRTS Corridor upto Karnal for seamless transport facilities throughout the entire NCR. A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting chaired by Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar regarding Implementation of Delhi-Panipat RRTS Corridor.

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  • In the meeting, the CM was apprised that under the Functional Plan on Transport for NCR-2032, 8 RRTS corridors will be constructed.
  • However, in the first phase, 3 corridors will be constructed:
    • Delhi-Meerut
    • Delhi-Panipat
    • Delhi-SNB
  • It was informed that a 103 km long Delhi-Panipat corridor will have 17 RRTS stations (including Sarai kale khan).
  • Earlier Panipat North Station was the last station, however, the Chief Minister directed the officers concerned to extend this corridor upto Karnal with a provision for a station at Gharaunda as well.
  • The total alignment of these 3 RRTS corridors is 291.67 kilometers, out of which more than 50% is in Haryana, i.e, 149.31 Kilometers.
  • Therefore after the completion of these corridors, the commuters of Gurugram, Rewari, Sonipat, Panipat, and Karnal would be largely benefited.
  • This corridor aims to connect Delhi to Sonipat, Gannaur, Samalkha, Panipat, and Karnal and is expected to cut down travel time.
  • The RRTS stations will be seamlessly integrated with other transport modes like Airport, Railway, Metro and ISBTs, etc.

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