Haryana government approves Delhi-Panipat RRTS corridor

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The Government of Haryana has approved the Delhi-Panipat Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor on December 23rd, 2020. It is yet another shot in the arm for realizing the dream of seamless connectivity across NCR besides accelerating economic development.

  • The corridor will have 17 stations stretched over a distance of 103 km. Stations at key locations like Kundli, RGEC, Gannaur and Samalkha will facilitate ease of movement across the region. 
  • It will significantly improve access to employment, healthcare and education by providing high-speed, reliable and safe connectivity. 
  • Not only leading institutions like Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology, IITM Group of Institutions, Ashoka University, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (Sonipat Campus), AIIMS and Park Hospital will be at minutes distance but the corridor will also facilitate quick access to recreational hubs like the food joints, water park and other similar hubs near Murthal.

About Delhi-Panipat RRTS corridor:

Heading out in the north westerly direction from Delhi, this Corridor aims to connect Delhi to towns such as Sonepat, Gannaur, Samalkha and Panipat in the state of Haryana.

Historically populated with a large number of educational and hospitality institutions this RRTS would be the catalyst for growth and regional development.

This corridor will not only cut down the time of travel but will also bring environmental and economic benefits to the entire region.

  • Length = 103 kms
  • Number of Main Line Stations =16 (including Sarai kale khan)

About  RRTS corridor:

  • The RRTS network would offer world class commuter transit services which would be safe and reduce commuter journey times in the region with high speed (160 km) and high frequency (5 to 10 mins) operations. 
  • For non-stop journeys, the technology chosen would allow covering distances of 100 kms in under 45 – 50 mins. 
  • The project would also ensure the convenience of quality last mile connectivity, addressing the needs of all categories of travellers on the network. 
  • The network would be planned and spatially oriented to ensure seamless integration with the Indian Railways, Inter State Bus Terminals (ISBTs), Airports and the Delhi Metro.

Source: NCRTC-Press Release

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